Therese M. Newholm, JD Joins Gehrke & Associates, S.C.

Gehrke & Associates, S.C. is pleased to announce that Therese M. Newholm, JD has been named of counsel to the firm. She is a registered patent attorney whose practice focuses on patent prosecution, reexamination and reissue proceedings, PCT applications, and appeal practices. She will be augmenting Gehrke & Associates, S.C.'s growing patent practice.

Therese is a former Patent Examiner and earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and a J.D. from George Mason University-School of Law.

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Announcements

Lisa M. Gehrke
Lisa has been re-elected to serve as the Legislative Director for the National Association of Women Business Owners - Greater Milwaukee (NAWBO-GM).
 
James B. Gehrke
Jim has been appointed to serve on the State Bar of Wisconsin's Professionalism Committee and will continue to serve on the Solo and Small Firm Practice Committee.

Gehrke & Associates, SC sponsors The Fifth Annual International Bioethics Forum

Gehrke & Associates, S.C. is proud to be a Silver Sponsor of the The Fifth Annual International Bioethics Forum: Clones and Chimeras which will be held April 20-21, 2006 at the BioPharmaceutical Technology Center at 5445 East Cheryl Parkway in Madison, WI.

The Forum has been approved for 12 WI CLE credits.

Lisa Gehrke will be a presenter at the "Clones and Chimeras and the Human Quest for Immortality" session.

For more information, please visit the BioPharmaceutical Technology Center Institute's website: www.btci.org


Lisa M. Gehrke, JD, MA Elected Legislative Director for the National Association of Women Business Owners Greater Milwaukee

Lisa M. Gehrke, JD, MA was elected to the office of Legislative Director for the National Association of Women Business Owners - Greater Milwaukee (NAWBO-GM). “I am honored to serve as legislative director and look forward to working with the members of NAWBO-GM to make sure our views are known in Madison.

I believe it is critical for women business owners to be aware of and involved with the legislative process. A minor legal change can dramatically change a business’ bottom-line and the time to address that problem is before it becomes law.” said Gehrke.

 National Association of Women Business Owners - Greater Milwaukee fosters the stability, growth and continued high standards of women entrepreneurs by providing education, networking and support that is relevant, synergistic and passionate. NAWBO Wisconsin-Greater Milwaukee serves the needs of women business owners in Milwaukee, Waukesha, Ozaukee and Washington Counties. (http://www.nawbo-gm.org/)

Ms. Gehrke was also recently appointed to service on the Gender Equity Committee of the Wisconsin State Bar. 


Harold D. Gehrke, JD Joins Gehrke & Associates, S.C.

Gehrke & Associates, S.C. is pleased to announce that Harold D. Gehrke, JD has been named of counsel to the firm. His practice focuses on municipal law, including land use, zoning and development, as well as local government relations.  He will be augmenting Gehrke & Associates, S.C. growing Wisconsin-based business practice.

"While our intellectual property focus tends to orient our law firm to federal and international law, many of our clients have communicated their need for legal assistance with local matters.   This is especially true when they are starting their business or when they are expanding their business." says Lisa M. Gehrke, JD, owner of Gehrke & Associates, S.C..  "As a small-business owner, I know that many times the actions of local government can have a significant impact on the bottom line of a business."


Gehrke & Associates, SC Sponsors WATA

Gehrke & Associates, SC is pleased to announce that it is a sponsor of Wisconsin Advanced Technology Advocates, Inc. (WATA, Inc.).  WATA was founded in 2002 to promote the advancement of technology and intellectual property creation, especially in Wisconsin.  Sponsorship by Gehrke & Associates, SC has enabled WATA to broaden its public presence via www.wistech.org. The website is an ongoing project designed to foster interdisciplinary relationships and information sharing.


Gehrke & Associates, SC Opens

Announcement in June 2002 Wisconsin Lawyer

Lisa M. Gehrke
, Marquette 1990, has opened Gehrke & Associates S.C., 123 N. 86th St., Wauwatosa, concentrating in intellectual property and regulatory law. Gehrke previously was a shareholder at Nilles & Nilles S.C., Milwaukee.