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June 23, 2014Press Release

Michael Best Welcomes Five New Professionals to its Intellectual Property Group

Edward J. Kenrick, Michal A. Gawlik, Turner R. Swanson, Brent E. Aussprung and Colin P. Dunn have joined the Milwaukee office of Michael Best & Friedrich LLP as members of the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group.

 

 

Edward J. Kenrick

 

Intellectual Property Docketing and Administrative Manager

 

 

Prior Experience

Prior to joining Michael Best, Kenrick was an Intellectual Property Paralegal at Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C. and Snell & Wilmer LLP in Phoenix managing intellectual property portfolios for Fortune 500, large, mid-size and small companies.

 

Education

Kenrick received his Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy with an emphasis in Philosophy of Law from the University of Massachusetts- Boston and his Paralegal Certificate from Boston University.

 

 

Michal A. Gawlik 

Patent Engineer

 

 

Prior Experience

Before joining Michael Best, Gawlik had three Co-Op terms at Caterpillar Global Mining and was an Engineering Intern for Exelon at a nuclear power plant.

 

Education

Gawlik received his Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Marquette University.

 

Turner R. Swanson

Patent Engineer

 

 

Prior Experience

Before joining Michael Best, Swanson completed internships at Manitowoc Crane and Federal-Mogul Powertrain Systems.

 

Education

Swanson received his Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Milwaukee School of Engineering and is a member of the Wisconsin Association of Energy Engineers.

 

Brent E. Aussprung

Patent Engineer

 

 

Prior Experience

Prior to joining Michael Best, Aussprung completed internships at UW-Milwaukee Research Foundation and Braun Intertec. Aussprung also gained his American Concrete Institute certification, Minnesota Department of Transportation certification and nuclear gauge training.

 

Education

Aussprung received his Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee.

 

 

Colin P. Dunn

Patent Engineer

 

 

Prior Experience

Dunn developed several biomedical designs prior to joining Michael Best; including a teaching aid for medical school, a rehabilitation sling, and a forearm fracture model to assist physicians in learning proper fracture reduction and casting techniques.

 

Education

Dunn received his Bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering from the University of Wisconsin Madison.

 

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