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CLE Workshops for IP Lawyers

Marilyn works with many intellectual property lawyers, at IP firms, general practice firms, and corporate legal departments. Scientific advisors, technical specialists, and patent agents often take part in these workshops along with lawyers.

IP client list

“I wish to thank you for your outstanding presentation of the Writing Workshop for Lawyers. The presentation was professional, tailored to the needs of the audience and very effective. We look forward to your return to Harness, Dickey & Pierce in the future to conduct another workshop. Thank you again for your excellent efforts.”

Robert J. Lenihan, II, Esq., Partner
Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C. (Troy, Michigan)

“It's always a pleasure to host you and your seminar.

Our associates appreciate your practical and concise method of teaching and come away with better legal writing skills. You provide practical tips and examples that help our new associates get off to a great start in their legal careers.

Your seminar materials are top-notch. . . . [I]t is not uncommon to walk into an attorney's office and see the binder from your seminar on his or her bookshelf.

Our associates consistently give your program high marks. We think this program is an invaluable asset to our new attorneys, and I would recommend your program to any law firm.”

Mary Kate Driscoll, Director of Recruitment
Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione (Chicago)Top of Page

“Excellent, informative and entertaining. While directed to legal writing, workshop would be useful to all writers.”

Errol Krass, Esq., Administrative Patent Judge
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences
U.S. Department of Commerce, General Counsel’s OfficeTop of Page

“Very engaging; practical; real examples; interactive.”

Sarah M. Gates, Esq., Partner
Lando & Anastasi LLP (Cambridge, MA) Top of Page



“It was a great presentation: very informative and kept me alert. The speaker was also great: very clear, funny, respectful.”

Dawn M. David, Associate
Brinks Gilson & Lione LLP (Chicago) Top of Page

“Engaging speaker made a boring topic interesting”

Teresa Hopkins Ptashka, Ph.D., Technology Specialist
Lando & Anastasi LLP (Cambridge, MA) Top of Page

“Truly excellent and helpful workshop”

Christopher Southgate, Technical Specialist
Palmer & Dodge LLP (Boston) Top of Page

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