Honigman Partner Anessa Kramer named in Managing Intellectual Property’s “Top 250 Women in IP” in U.S.
Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP is pleased to announce that Anessa Kramer, a partner in the firm’s Trademark and Copyright and the Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Groups, has been recognized by Managing Intellectual Property in its publication IP Stars 2013 “Top 250 Women in IP” and is one of only three attorneys in Michigan to receive this recognition. The list identifies the leading women IP attorneys across the United States based on more than 1,000 interviews and surveys by partners and law firms nationally.
“This is a well-deserved recognition of Anessa, and we are pleased to see that Honigman and its attorneys continue to receive national recognition in one of the firm’s fastest growing practice areas,” noted Honigman’s Chairman and CEO David Foltyn. “Honigman has been recognized as one of the country’s 50 best law firms for women by Working Mother magazine and Flex-Time Lawyers LLC and we are thrilled to see one of our female partners receive recognition for being at the top of her field.”
Kramer represents a number of owners of well-known brands, counseling them on issues such as global clearance and filing strategies, IP management, trademark enforcement and litigation, and trademark licensing. She also has experience with cutting-edge areas of trademark law, including trade dress protection, dilution and anti-cybersquatting. Kramer has handled well over 100 U.S. trademark oppositions, and is a frequent speaker and author on IP issues.
She is a member of the International Trademark Association and serves on its Famous and Well-Known Marks Committee. She is also one of the founding members of the first Michigan Intellectual Property Inn of Court and serves as its Membership Committee chair. Kramer has been recognized as one of 25 “Leaders in the Law” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly in 2010, and was a Crain’s Detroit Business “40 Under 40” award recipient in 2007. She also has been recognized by Michigan Super Lawyers since 2010 and as a DBusiness “Top Lawyer” for 2012 and 2013. Kramer earned a J.D., with honors, from George Washington University Law School and a B.A., with honors, from Michigan State University.
Honigman’s IP Department consists of nearly 70 legal professionals with experience in patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret services, including search, procurement, enforcement and anti-counterfeiting. The professionals in the IP Department serve clients from large corporations to start-up companies and have experience in numerous industries, including automotive (OEM and suppliers), advertising, banking, biotechnology, consumer products, e-commerce, electronics, fashion, food and beverage, gaming and hospitality, insurance, medical services and devices, pharmaceuticals, publishing (newspapers, books, magazines, multi-media), real estate, restaurant, retailing, software, telecommunications and transportation.