7 Attorneys Among 18 Let Go From Brinks Hofer

Law360, New York (August 11, 2010, 6:55 PM EDT) -- Intellectual property boutique Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione has laid off 18 employees, including seven attorneys.

The Chicago-based firm on Tuesday let go of one patent agent and 10 staff, as well. Most of the layoffs occurred in the firm's Chicago office, according to the Brinks Hofer President Gary M. Ropski.

"We think that this will ensure the firm is well-positioned for 2011. With the continuing tough economy, we’re confident we’ve made the decision that will allow the firm to continue serving clients with the right...
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