Brian litigates disputes and counsels clients in a wide range of commercial and intellectual property matters. He has developed a particular focus in matters of creative expression, commercial identity, and privacy, which spans the legal doctrines of copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity rights, advertising, journalism, and related fields. A futurist at heart, Brian has become a globally recognized thought leader in the brand-new legal issues raised by augmented reality and other cutting-edge emerging media. He regularly publishes, blogs, and speaks on these topics to industry groups, legal education seminars, and conferences across the country.
An accomplished litigator, Brian has achieved victories for his clients in federal and state trial and appeal courts across the country. He was also instrumental in helping launch Michigan’s first “business court,” and remains active in statewide efforts to nurture this new approach to resolving business disputes.