Welcome to Gardner, Linn, Burkhart & Flory, LLP
Located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Gardner, Linn, Burkhart & Flory, LLP, specializes in the protection, enforcement, and defense of intellectual property including patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, as well as unfair competition and related agreements. Our Grand Rapids intellectual property attorneys represent clients ranging from large, multi-national corporations to sole-proprietorships and individuals in the United States and throughout the world.
Gardner, Linn, Burkhart & Flory, LLP has been given the highest AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell the most recognized lawyers listing service in the United States. Individual attorneys in the firm have also received the highest AV rating available by Martindale-Hubbell.
In addition, Gardner, Linn, Burkhart & Flory, LLP attorneys have been recognized in the Best Lawyers in America for Intellectual Property, in the Grand Rapids Magazine as Best Lawyers in West Michigan by specialty in intellectual property practice, and in Michigan Super Lawyers in intellectual property.
For the second year in a row Gardner, Linn, Burkhart & Flory, LLP is the only firm in West Michigan ranked as a First-Tier Firm in the 2012-2013 Edition of the U.S. News-Best Lawyers listing of Best Law Firms in all of the Intellectual Property law categories: "Patent Law," "Trademark Law," "Copyright Law," "Litigation-Patent," and "Litigation-Intellectual Property." Gardner, Linn, Burkhart & Flory, LLP also has the singular distinction of its attorneys being named by Best Lawyers as the individual Grand Rapids Lawyer of the Year in each of the categories "Patent Law," "Trademark Law," "Copyright Law" and "Litigation-Patent."