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Intellectual Property - Michigan
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Focuses her practice on high-profile, sophisticated transactions and litigation in the patent, trademark, copyright, industrial design rights, trade secret, unfair competition, and technology-related spheres. Her clients include organizations in the financial services, health care/medical, automotive, sports and entertainment, higher education, and technology industries, as well as cultural institutions and nonprofit foundations.
She has been selected as an expert witness, mediator, and arbitrator in intellectual property disputes. She serves on an Advisory Committee to Stanford University on matters involving libraries and academic information resources, and lectures at universities, legal conferences, and business workshops on IP issues. Ms. Kornfield has authored several articles about intellectual property law. She is a multi-time Best Lawyers in America Lawyer of the Year for Trademark Law, Copyright Law, and Litigation-Intellectual Property.
J.D., with honors, Indiana University Maurer School of Law; B.A., University of Michigan. Emeritus Advisory Board Member, University of Michigan College of Engineering Center for Entrepreneurship. Member, Stanford Libraries Advisory Council, Stanford University. She is the recipient of two of the State Bar of Michigan’s most prestigious awards, the 2014 John W. Cummiskey Pro Bono Award for significant pro bono contributions and the 2017 Intellectual Property Section Excellence in IP Award for leadership and achievement in the field of IP Law.