August 12, 2015Press Release

Michael Best Welcomes Intellectual Property Attorney Heidi R. Thole

Milwaukee, WI (August 12, 2015) – Heidi R. Thole has joined Michael Best & Friedrich LLP as an attorney in the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group. Ms. Thole rejoins Michael Best’s Madison office after working as a 2015 trademark intern and summer associate.

Ms. Thole’s practice will focus on trademark and internet-related matters, specifically with regard to trademark selection and protection, including domestic and international clearance, prosecution, licensing, policing and enforcement.

During law school, Ms. Thole worked as a student attorney for the University of Wisconsin Law and Entrepreneurship Clinic, providing advice on business and legal issues, researching and advising clients on issues such as international licensing and entity selection, and preparing documents such as trademark clearance and patentability analyses.

Ms. Thole received her Juris Doctor from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 2015, where she received the Pro Bono Honors Award, competed as a Moot Court Board member in the BMI Cardozo Entertainment Law Competition and was Senior Managing Articles Editor for the Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society. She graduated with her Bachelor of Science degree with honors from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2012.

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