About Carolin Shining
Ms. Shining is an accomplished trial lawyer with expertise in both litigation and corporate counsel regarding intellectual property including patents, trademarks and copyrights. She also has negotiated licensing agreements on behalf of performers, content originators and entrepreneurs with Fortune 500 companies, television studios and product manufacturers. She regularly engages in trademark and copyright registrations for her clients, which comprise a wide variety of small businesses, artists and creators.
Ms. Shining has been a registered U.S. Patent Attorney since 1990 (Registration No. 35098). She earned her coordinate Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from Michigan State University and her Juris Doctor in law from the University of Michigan School of Law. She has completed to verdict cases in which juries awarded over $9 million dollars, and also been responsible for cases including settlements in excess of $10 million dollars. She regularly acts as co-counsel in complex litigation matters where additional support in client relations, complex briefing and expert depositions are needed.