Ulmer’s Manufacturing Industry Group advises clients in a sector undergoing great transformation, technological innovation, and seismic geopolitical shifts. Given the diversity of challenges—and opportunities—facing this sector, we have combined attorneys from practice areas ranging from Immigration, Business and Tax to Intellectual Property, Product Liability and Business Litigation, to lend their perspectives to manufacturing clients. We understand manufacturing industry trends and are well positioned to help our clients proactively address the regulatory, financial, and operational issues that affect their business operations every day and which, as a result, have the greatest impact on a company’s success.

We advise clients who manufacture a broad range of products including metals and construction materials, industrial and advanced engineering, chemicals and paints, automotive, aerospace, and food and beverage on a myriad of issues large and small.

Our attorneys combine industry sector expertise with knowledge across a wide spectrum of legal disciplines that affect companies in the manufacturing industry, including: product liability, cybersecurity, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, tax, ERISA, energy and infrastructure, business and commercial litigation, antitrust, labor and employment, data privacy, and intellectual property law. With our combined knowledge, we help clients develop and maintain distribution relationships, protect and commercialize their technology, manage their labor force, acquire and expand their facilities, and address and manage claims when they arise.

Meat remains a staple of the American diet. But, despite the joys of a crispy piece of bacon, traditional meat production methods have several drawbacks. Raising cattle or poultry is resource-intensive. It creates a lot of, shall we say, unpleasant waste. Consumers are increasingly concerned about the treatment and welfare...

Ulmer & Berne LLP is proud to expand its Columbus office with the addition of Partner Rachael L. Rodman. Rodman is an accomplished litigator who concentrates her practice in the area of IP litigation, and has experience representing clients in a variety of cases involving patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret...

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