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Honigman Partner Noel E. Day appointed to Junior Achievement of Mid Michigan’s board of directors

June 9, 2014


Susan Sherbow
T: 313.465.7048

Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP is pleased to announce that Noel E. Day, Ph.D., a partner in the firm’s Intellectual Property Department, has been appointed to the board of directors for Junior Achievement of Mid Michigan. Junior Achievement’s programs encourage volunteers to serve as role models as they utilize their professional skills and life experiences to teach young people career and life skills. The organization serves Ingham, Clinton and Eaton counties.

Day, who has a technical background in immunology and molecular biology, is a member of Honigman’s Patent Practice Group. She assists clients with U.S. and international patent filings and assessing the value of patent estates. Day also has extensive experience in conducting patentability and freedom-to-operate reviews for pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. In addition, she prosecutes global intellectual property portfolios on behalf of universities and private companies.

Day recently was named by Michigan Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star” and an “Up and Coming” lawyer by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. She earned a J.D. from the University of San Francisco School of Law and received a B.A. and a Ph.D. in molecular biology from the University of Tennessee. Day finished her graduate studies in Japan at a world-renowned natural science research institute, RIKEN Institute of Physical and Chemical Research, where she was a National Science Foundation, Dissertation Enhancement Fellow.