July 16, 2019

Veteran Trademark Attorney Recognized in 2019 “Leading Michigan Women Lawyers” List

Harness Dickey’s veteran trademark attorney Beth Coakley has recently been named to the “Leading Michigan Women Lawyers” list by Leading Lawyers. The listing appears in the July/August issue of DBusiness.

Coakley is an intellectual property attorney with more than 38 years of legal experience. Her practice focuses on trademark and branding protection for clients around the globe. Coakley has extensive prosecution and litigation experience before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and in Federal and State Courts.

Coakley earned her J.D., cum laude, from Michigan State University and B.G.S., with honors, from Oakland University. Her list of industry awards, most of which were peer-nominated, include Top 250 IP Women in the United States, two “Client’s Choice” awards from the American Corporate Counsel Association, multiple Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” award, and multiple awards from Leading Lawyers, Managing Intellectual Property, and Michigan Super Lawyers, among many other honors and accolades.

About Leading Lawyers      

Earlier this year, the publication announced their 2019 edition. Thirteen of Harness Dickey’s Troy, Michigan attorneys were named in this year’s edition. Attorneys with the “Leading Lawyers” designation have received the recommendations of their peers to be named among the top lawyers in the areas of practice noted on the Leading Lawyers’ website. Less than 5% of all lawyers licensed in Michigan have received the distinction of Leading Lawyer.

About Harness Dickey

Harness Dickey has obtained more than 65,000 patents for its clients since its founding in 1921 and currently manages more than 18,000 trademarks for clients around the globe. Presently ranked sixth among the nation’s top patent firms as reported by Law360, Harness Dickey safeguards critical IP assets on a global scale for Fortune 500 companies, private and public businesses, universities, inventors, artists and entrepreneurs. Harness Dickey has offices in the metropolitan areas of Dallas, Detroit, St. Louis and Washington, D.C. Visit www.hdp.com and follow @harnessdickey for more information.