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Attorney Sarah Luth Certified as Information Privacy Manager

June 12, 2024 McKee, Voorhees & Sease partner Sarah M.D. Luth has recently achieved certification through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) as an Information Privacy Manager (CIPM). The CIPM certification trains privacy professionals to operationalize privacy principles, laws and regulations into day-to-day operations. This prestigious certification coordinates with Sarah’s existing IAPP CIPP/US certification […]

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McKee, Voorhees & Sease Lawyers Named Super Lawyers

DES MOINES, IOWA — Super Lawyers announced recognition of three McKee, Voorhees & Sease, PLC attorneys as 2024 Great Plains Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers is a rating service for outstanding lawyers who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Those attorneys included in the 2024 Great Plains Super Lawyers list include: Glenn […]

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Andrew Morgan Joins McKee, Voorhees & Sease, PLC

MVS is excited to announce Andrew Morgan has joined the law firm as a Senior Associate Attorney in the Trademark, Copyright and Litigation Practice Groups. Andrew primarily practices in the areas of Trademark and Copyright Law and has unique experience in color trademark enforcement and litigation. Andrew earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political […]

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McKee, Voorhees & Sease Attorneys Win Trademark Bench Trial

On April 16, 2024, McKee, Voorhees & Sease intellectual property lawyers Michael C. Gilchrist and Christine Lebron-Dykeman obtained a trial victory for their client in Arsa Distributing, Inc. v. Salud Natural Mexicana SA de CV. The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia overturned a Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) decision. […]

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Vanessa Lancaster Joins McKee, Voorhees & Sease, PLC

Patent attorney Vanessa Lancaster, Ph.D., has joined McKee, Voorhees & Sease, PLC as senior counsel in the Chemical and Biotech Practice Group. She brings 15 years of legal experience to the premier Midwest boutique Intellectual Property law firm located in Des Moines, Iowa. Vanessa’s experience includes Intellectual Property counseling for U.S.-based and international clients; experience […]

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Heidi Sease Nebel Recognized in the Prestigious 2023 IAM Patent 1000

McKee, Voorhees & Sease, PLC is proud to announce that Heidi Sease Nebel was recognized in the 2023 edition of IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals. Now in its 12th year, the IAM Patent 1000 is commonly regarded as the definitive resource for those seeking to identify world-class, private practice patent expertise and […]

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Connor S. Williams Joins McKee, Voorhees & Sease, PLC

MVS is excited to announce that Connor S. Williams has joined MVS as a Patent Attorney in the Mechanical & Electrical Practice Group. Connor is a registered Patent Attorney with experience prosecuting patents in the areas of agricultural implements, aerospace products, engines, automated vehicles, exercise equipment, power tools, heat exchangers, and other general mechanical equipment. […]

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Susan M. Benton, Ph.D. Joins McKee, Voorhees & Sease, PLC

MVS is excited to announce that Susan M. Benton, Ph.D. has joined us as Technical Specialist in the Biotechnology and Chemical Practice Group. Susan is a scientist with an extensive amount of computational and wet lab experience. Her computational work includes data analysis & visualization, bioinformatics, genomics, screening analysis, data and service management platforms and […]

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Christine Lebron-Dykeman Appointed to the INTA Unreal Campaign Committee

Congratulations to Christine Lebron-Dykeman who was appointed to the International Trademark Association’s (INTA) Unreal Campaign Committee. As a former school teacher, Christine is excited to serve on this committee whose purpose is to advance INTA’s consumer awareness initiative designed to educate young consumers (ages 14–23) about the importance of trademarks, brands, and the dangers of […]

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Sarah M.D. Luth and Gregory Lars Gunnerson Elected Members of McKee, Voorhees & Sease, PLC

MVS is proud to announce that Sarah M.D. Luth and Gregory Lars Gunnerson have been elected members of McKee, Voorhees & Sease, PLC. “We are excited to have Sarah and Lars join us as members. Their dedication and great legal work for clients over the years has earned them this distinction at the firm, and […]

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