May 25, 2023

Leading Lawyers Selects Beth Coakley as a Michigan Leading Woman

Harness IP is pleased to announce that Leading Lawyers has selected attorney Beth Coakley, Senior Counsel in the firm’s Detroit Metro office, as one of Michigan’s Leading Women Lawyers.

Leading Lawyers is a division of Law Bulletin Media, a Chicago-based, diversified print and electronic information company founded in 1854. The organization provides extensive profiles of the most esteemed and experienced lawyers, nominated by their peers within their respective regions and/or practice areas.

Only those lawyers who are most often recommended, and later approved by Leading Lawyers’ individual state advisory boards, are included. Leading Lawyers’ selection process is unique in its public nature as well as its comprehensive, regionalized advisory board composition.

Beth’s practice focuses on safeguarding her clients’ brands to protect and maximize their value. She has over 40 years of experience developing intellectual portfolio (IP) strategies for some of the world’s most valuable trademarks. She regularly handles a host of contested matters including counterfeit goods, customs enforcement and seizures, e-commerce, domain name disputes, dilution, and unfair advertising and trade practices. She is a licensed certified neutral commercial arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association, a certified mediator, and has served as an expert witness and teaching fellow.

The Leading Lawyers list represents less than 5% of the licensed attorneys in each state. The listings can be accessed here



Harness IP is celebrating more than 100 years as an intellectual property law firm. Founded in 1921, the firm currently holds a No. 2 ranking from IAM Media for providing counsel to 44 companies with the largest portfolios of issued U.S. patents. The firm also ranks No. 6 for filing the most patent applications on behalf of those companies. Harness IP’s attorneys and IP professionals focus exclusively on patents, trademarks, global IP management, litigation and other IP rights. The firm has offices in metropolitan Dallas, Detroit, St. Louis, and Washington, D.C. Visit for more information.