Authors

David C. Berry

David C. Berry is Professor of Law at Thomas M. Cooley Law School’s Auburn Hills Campus and Director of Cooley’s Graduate Program in Intellectual Property Law. He graduated from the University of Michigan (1982) and the University of Michigan Law School (cum laude, 1987). From 1988 to 2002, he practiced at Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault, LLP, a 400+ attorney Boston, Massachusetts law firm with a national practice in venture capital and technology law, where he was a partner and member of the Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Group. He joined Cooley in 2002, and teaches courses in intellectual property, patent law, patent litigation, and licensing. He is a registered patent attorney and admitted to practice in Michigan, Massachusetts, the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Courts of Appeal for the First and Federal Circuits, and the U.S. District Courts for the District of Massachusetts and Eastern District of Michigan.

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Michael R. Reid

Michael Reid is currently an L.L.M. student at Thomas M. Cooley Law School enrolled in the Intellectual Property Law program. He graduated from Western Michigan University with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and a Minor in Mathematics. Michael intends to practice patent law upon graduation.

Aubrey Biache

Aubrey Biache is currently a third year student at Thomas M. Cooley Law School. She graduated from Michigan State University with a B.S. in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics. Her aspirations include enrolling in Cooley’s joint J.D. / L.L.M. program for Intellectual Property Law and practicing patent law.

Stacie Farina

Stacie Farina is a third year student at Thomas M. Cooley Law School. She graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering, the University of Michigan with an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, and Oakland University with an MBA in International Business. Stacie hopes to leverage her engineering and business experience in the automotive and defense industries to practice patent law in Southeast Michigan upon graduation.

Austin Hicks

Austin Hicks is currently an LL.M. student at Thomas M. Cooley Law School enrolled in the Intellectual Property Law program. He graduated from Lake Superior State University with a B.S. in Computer Engineering and a Concentration in Japanese. Austin intends to develop intellectual property when he graduates.

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Marie Worden

Marie Worden received her J.D. from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in May 2010 and is enrolled in Cooley’s Graduate Program in Intellectual Property Law.  A native of Canada, she plans to practice in the field of International Intellectual Property Law, where she hopes to draw on a prior business background in software and data services.  In September 2010, she began her federal judicial clerkship with Senior U.S. District Judge Marvin J. Garbis, of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

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