Since our establishment in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1908, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has provided quality legal counsel to our clients enabling them to accomplish more. In recent years, our practice has grown into a national firm that services clients from coast-to-coast, as well as internationally. Today's full-service practice, with more than 650 attorneys, continues the standards established by our founding partners over a decade ago, which are efficient, cost-effective and comprehensive solutions for clients.

Our firm's commitment to quality service extends from our highly-skilled attorneys to our experienced professional staff. By establishing relationships based on trust, communication and responsiveness, we tailor our service to ensure our clients' current needs are met while also anticipating future ones.

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Lisa B. Gattozzi

Lisa B. Gattozzi

Of Counsel
Eric A. Rich

Eric A. Rich

Partner Of Counsel


Deadline Shortened to Three Months for Trademark Office Action Responses

On December 3, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) will make a major change to how it processes trademark applications, which is anticipated to affect filing strategies, work flow, and even budgets. Brand owners in the U.S. might be wondering what they need to know about the Trademark Modernization Act’s (“TMA”) shortened office action response deadline. In attempt to answer this question and assist with preparation, this alert explains what is changing and how this new change impacts newly-filed trademark applications, existing registrations and other circumstances to consider...

SEC Risk Alert Addresses Upcoming Examinations Relating to the “Marketing Rule”

The SEC Division of Examinations issued a Risk Alert on September 19, 2022 announcing examination initiatives relating to Advisers Act Rule 206(4)-1 – the “Marketing Rule.”  The compliance date for the Marketing Rule is November 4, 2022.  Any advertisements distributed by investment advisers on or after that date are subject to the requirements of the Marketing Rule. This alert outlines areas that will be reviewed during examinations. The Risk Alert describes what staffers will be looking for when it comes to compliance with the Marketing Rule...

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In Third Big Trial Win for Client Terex, Dinsmore Team Defeats $25M Product Liability Suit

Last week, a litigation team led by Lexington-based Dinsmore partner Chris Jackson and California based attorney Larry Panek, secured a complete, unanimous, defense verdict in a federal product liability jury trial brought against Terex entities. The successful defense of the $25,000,000 lawsuit filed in northern California is the third big trial win for Terex and its subsidiaries in the hands of Dinsmore lawyers. Attorneys for the plaintiff argued their client suffered serious injuries on the job due to the design and manufacture of Terex’s Digger Derrick pole guide system. Called in at the last-minute to be co-counsel with Mr...

Dinsmore Earns "Law Firm of the Year" in Mining Law, 5 Top-Tier Honors in 2023 ‘Best Law Firms’ List

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has been named 2023 "Law Firm of the Year" in Mining Law, the only firm in the U.S. to receive such recognition for the practice area. The firm also earned top honors in the 2023 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" rankings. Dinsmore received five Tier 1 national listings for Labor Law – Management, Litigation – Labor & Employment, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants, Mining Law, and Public Finance Law. The firm also received 118 first-tier metropolitan listings...

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