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December 14, 2015Press Release

Michael Best Partner Lisa Mueller Honored as 2016 Woman of Influence

Michael Best & Friedrich LLP proudly announces Partner Lisa L. Mueller was honored as a 2016 Women of Influence by the Chicago Business Journal. The annual list recognizes female business leaders who demonstrated a track record of success in their businesses or careers, put a premium on mentoring those around them and supported the next generation of women in business. This year’s class of honorees includes 50 women in the Chicago area.

Mueller is a member of Michael Best’s Management Committee and also serves as Chair of the firm’s Life Sciences & Chemical Team. As a partner in the Intellectual Property Group, she possesses extensive experience in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, diagnostic, specialty and renewable chemicals and plant areas. In her practice, Mueller advises clients in all areas of global intellectual property portfolio management, including patent and trademark prosecution, validity and infringement opinions, post-grant proceedings and regulatory issues. Mueller is the creator of the BRIC Wall Blog, where she and other contributors frequently provide unique insights on patent law developments in the BRIC and other emerging market countries. The blog recently won second place in the Expert Institute’s 2015 Best Legal Blog Contest in the Intellectual Property category. Mueller is also the creator of the Be Your Own Best Blog, which features the experiences and insights of Life Sciences, Chemistry and Engineering professionals.

Mueller, along with the other 2016 Women of Influence honorees, will be honored at the Chicago Business Journal’s Women of Influence luncheon on January 21, 2016, at the Trump International Hotel and Tower Chicago.

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