Mary Squyres is a Shareholder of Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione and serves as its Chairman of International Trademark Group. Squyres manages eight staff and more than 20,000 active trademark files. Her practice includes international trademark litigation, licensing and prosecution, including determination of international filing strategies, negotiating worldwide mutual co-existence agreements and effective enforcement strategies to defend marks and prevent infringements. She joined Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione in 1991. Squyers served as Special Assistant to Corporate General Counsel at Sears, Roebuck and Co. She is a Visiting Professor of The Community Trade Mark and the Madrid Protocol at Cooley Law School, Adjunct Professor of Legal Writing for Intellectual Property Practice at The John Marshall Law School, Visiting Professor of The Community Trade Mark and the Madrid Protocol at McGill University. She is a Member of International Trademark Association (INTA), MARQUES, European Community Trade Mark Association (ECTA) and The National Registry of Who's Who. Ms. Squyres holds LL.M. in Intellectual Property from The John Marshall Law School in 1994, J.D. from Valparaiso University School of Law in 1982, M.A. in American History from The University of Chicago in 1972 and B.A. from Manhattan ville College in 1971.