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April 23, 2018Press Release

Michael Best Adds New Managing Partner and Intellectual Property Attorney in Raleigh

RALEIGH (April 23, 2018) – Michael Best is pleased to announce that Anthony Biller and Emily Haas have joined the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group in Raleigh. Biller joins as partner in addition to being named Managing Partner of the office, with Haas joining as a senior counsel.

“We’re thrilled to welcome these talented attorneys to our Raleigh office,” said David Krutz, Michael Best’s Firm Managing Partner. “Anthony’s proven leadership abilities, coupled with Emily’s exceptional litigation reputation, will reinforce the firm’s footprint in a strategic market and set the stage for continued expansion and valued client service.”

Biller is a stalwart IP litigator in North Carolina with more than two decades experience focusing on various issues of trial and appellate law. He represents clients on various IP matters including trade secret disputes, patents, copyrights and trademarks, issues related to licensing, guidance on IPR contracts, and portfolio management of content and brands. He is also an NC Bar certified trademark law specialist.

Biller received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Campbell University where he served as managing editor of the Campbell Law Review. He also earned his undergraduate degree as a Distinguished Military Graduate from Purdue University.

Haas focuses her practice on patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret litigation matters. She represents clients in various industries including biotechnology, chemical, software and optoelectronics. Haas earned her J.D., cum laude, from Campbell University, where she was the coordinating editor for the Campbell Law Review. She also received her M.S. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her B.S./B.A., magna cum laude, from Gettysburg College.

“The current IP work being done in Raleigh are perfect complements to the work Emily and I are doing,” said Biller. “Raleigh is an epicenter for the life sciences sector and the intersection of law, higher education and technology. We look forward to protecting our clients’ most valuable assets locally and nationally.”

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