Firm Profile

Brooks Kushman P.C.

Headquarters

1000 Town Center, 22nd Floor
Southfield, MI 48075
United States
(248) 358.4400

Firm Details

Established in 1983, Brooks Kushman P.C. is a leading intellectual property and technology law firm, serving clients nationally and internationally from its offices located in Michigan and California. The firm has over 90 intellectual property professionals that are specialized in various disciplines. Brooks Kushman has a reputation for providing leading intellectual property strategy and counseling with a focus on the business objectives of its clients, and represents clients across many industries with respect to protection, enforcement and monetization of intellectual property, including patents, trademarks, copyright and trade secrets.  

At Brooks Kushman, we help our clients enhance and protect their business/commercial interests and their idea and innovation property rights. Our experienced attorneys and agents, trained in a variety of technical disciplines, stand ready to respond to the challenges our clients face, and work with them beyond the boundaries of traditional intellectual property legal services. At all times, we stay focused on the commercial realities of the market in which our clients operate and work toward enhancing the value of their intellectual property assets.    

A full range of intellectual property services  

We take great pride in protecting our client’s greatest inventions and delivering superior results.. In addition to traditional intellectual property counseling, our experienced practitioners provide a full range of services designed to maximize the value of our clients’ ideas. Some examples are:  

Providing advice on the management of patent portfolios

Open source software analysis and evaluation

Formulating strategies for the profitable licensing of assets

Developing joint venture agreements and technology transfers

Creating confidentiality, non-competition and non-disclosure agreements

Surveying the existing patent landscape and providing opinions

Engineering design-around products to avoid existing patents

Honors and Awards:

Brooks Kushman is often recognized by its peers and leading trade publications.  Our firm is recognized as a “Go-To Law Firm for Fortune 500 Companies” according to Corporate Counsel magazine, a “Best Law Firm” according to U.S. News, a “Best at Client Focus” firm according to Fortune 1000 companies surveyed by The BTI Consulting Group, one of the top intellectual property firms according to Fortune 100 companies surveyed by IP Law & Business, and is listed on the Law360 Intellectual Property 100 List.











 

    Top Listed City Awards

    • Top Listed in Southfield in Litigation - Intellectual Property with 5 lawyers

    Awards

    • 2013 Go-To Law for Fortune 500 Companies
    • “Highly Recommended” IP Law Firm in Michigan - Managing Intellectual Property
    • Dbusiness - Top Lawyers
    • Super Lawyers

    Contacts

    Stephanie Mansfield, Ph.D.
    Biomedical And Mechanical Patent Prosecution
    248-358-4400
    Isheeta Patel
    Chemical & Materials Patent Prosecution
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    Alena Vackova Marconi
    Chemical Patent Prosecution
    248-358-4400
    Fanqi Meng
    Electrical & Software Patent Prosecution
    248-358-4400
    Thomas Runk
    Electrical & Software Patent Prosecution
    2483584400
    Corey Neil
    Mechanical/Electromechanical Patent Prosecution
    2483584400
    James Bertino
    Mechanical/Electromechanical Patent Prosecution
    248-358-4400
    Kyle Konz
    Mechanical/Electromechanical Patent Prosecution
    248-358-4400
    David Berry
    Patent Litigation & Licensing
    (248) 358-4400
    David Randall
    Patent Litigation & Post-Grant Proceedings
    2483584400
    John May
    Patent Prosecution
    248-358-4400
    Robert Berliner
    Patent Prosecution
    (248) 358-4400
    Robert Burns
    Patent Prosecution
    248-358-4400
    Alan Gocha
    Patent, Trademark, Copyright, & Trade Secret Litigation
    248-358-4400
    Jennifer Ziegler
    Trademark & Brand Protection
    2483584400
    Erica Klein
    Trademark & Copyright
    248-358-4400
    Sarah Silbert
    Trademark Enforcement Litigation And Brand Protection Counseling
    2483584400
    Linda D. Mettes
    Patent Litigation, Trademark Litigation
    248-358-4400
    Isaac Slutsky
    Patent Prosecution
    248-358-4400
    William E. Thomson
    Copyrights, Licensing, Litigation, Patent Prosecution, Trade Secrets
    (213) 622-3003
    Amy C. Leshan
    Copyrights, Licensing, Litigation, Trade Secrets, Trademarks
    (248) 358-4400
    Daniel M. Stock
    Copyrights, Licensing, Patent Prosecution, Trade Secrets
    (248) 358-4400
    Thomas A. Lewry
    Compliance & E-Discovery, Trade Secrets, Litigation
    (248) 358-4400
    Molly Mack Crandall
    Copyrights, Licensing, Trade Secrets, Trademarks
    (248) 358-4400
    Robert C. Brandenburg
    Copyrights, Litigation, Patent Prosecution
    (248) 358-4400
    Robert C.J. Tuttle
    Copyrights, Litigation, Trade Secrets, Trademarks
    (248) 358-4400
    Kevin J. Heinl
    Copyrights, Patent Prosecution, Trade Secrets
    (248) 358-4400
    Hope V. Shovein
    Copyrights, Trade Secrets, Trademarks
    (248) 358-4400
    Robyn S. Lederman
    Copyrights, Trade Secrets, Trademarks
    (248) 358-4400
    Anna K. Robinson
    Copyrights, Trademarks, Internet Law, Entertainment Law
    (248) 358-4400
    Elizabeth F. Janda
    Copyrights, Trademarks, Trade Secrets
    (248) 358-4400
    William G. Abbatt
    Licensing, Litigation, Patent Prosecution, Technical Design Consulting, Trade Secrets, Patent Litigation, Trade Secret Litigation, Medical Devices
    (248) 358-4400
    John M. Halan
    Licensing, Litigation, Trade Secrets
    (248) 358-4400
    Christopher C. Smith
    Litigation
    (248) 358-4400
    John P. Rondini
    Litigation, Patent Prosecution
    (248) 358-4400
    Jonathan D. Nikkila
    Litigation, Patent Prosecution
    (248) 358-4400
    Mark A. Jotanovic
    Litigation, Patent Prosecution
    (248) 358-4400
    Marc Lorelli
    Litigation, Technical Design Consulting, Trade Secrets
    (248) 358-4400
    Chanille Carswell
    Litigation, Trademarks
    (248) 358-4400
    Rebecca J. Cantor
    Patent Litigation
    (248) 358-4400
    John S. LeRoy
    Patent Litigation, Trade Secret Litigation
    (248) 358-4400
    Andrew B. Turner
    Patent Prosecution
    248-358-4400
    Bernard Tomsa
    Patent Prosecution
    (248) 358-4400
    David S. Bir
    Patent Prosecution
    (248) 358-4400
    James N. Kallis
    Patent Prosecution
    (248) 358-4400
    Matthew M. Mietzel
    Patent Prosecution
    (248) 358-4400
    John E. Nemazi
    Patent Prosecution, Compliance & E-Discovery, Legal IT Consulting, Litigation, Technical Design Consulting, Mergers and Acquisitions
    (248) 358-4400
    James W. Proscia, Ph.D.
    Patent Prosecution, Compliance & E-Discovery, Legal IT Consulting, Technical Design Consulting
    (248) 358-4400
    David R. Syrowik
    Patent Prosecution, Copyrights, Trade Secrets, Technical Design Consulting
    (248) 358-4400
    Earl J. LaFontaine
    Patent Prosecution, Licensing
    (248) 358-4400
    Rachel A. Smith
    Patent Prosecution, Licensing Patent Litigation
    248-358-4400
    Mark E. Stuenkel
    Patent Prosecution, Licensing, Technical Design Consulting
    (248) 358-4400
    Marc F. Malooley
    Patent Prosecution, Licensing, Technical Design Consulting, Trade Secrets
    (248) 358-400
    Matthew M. Jakubowski
    Patent Prosecution, Litigation
    (248) 358-4400
    Todd W. Dishman
    Patent Prosecution, Patent Litigation
    248-358-4400
    Adam R. Southworth
    Patent Prosecution, Technical Design Consulting
    (248) 358-4400
    Erin K. Bowles
    Patent Prosecution, Technical Design Consulting
    (248) 358-4400
    James A. Kushman
    Patent Prosecution, Technical Design Consulting
    (248) 358-4400
    Jeffrey M. Szuma
    Patent Prosecution, Technical Design Consulting
    (248) 358-4400
    Martin J. Sultana
    Patent Prosecution, Technical Design Consulting
    (248) 358-4400
    Michael D. Cushion
    Patent Prosecution, Technical Design Consulting
    (248) 358-4400
    Michael D. Turner
    Patent Prosecution, Technical Design Consulting
    (248) 358-4400
    Michael N. MacCallum
    Patent Prosecution, Technical Design Consulting
    (248) 358-4400
    Tiffany A. Fidler, Ph.D.
    Patent Prosecution, Technical Design Consulting
    (248) 358-4400
    Michael S. Brodbine
    Patent Prosecution, Technical Design Consulting, Legal IT Consulting
    (248) 358-4400
    Sangeeta G. Shah
    Patent Prosecution, Technical Design Consulting, Litigation
    (248) 358-4400
    Gary A. Smith
    Patent Prosecution, Technical Design Consulting, Trade Secrets
    (248) 358-4400
    William G. Conger
    Patent Prosecution, Technical Design Consulting, Trade Secrets
    (248) 358-4400
    Benjamin C. Stasa
    Patent Prosecution, Trade Secrets
    (248) 358-4400
    Maria F. Angileri
    Trademarks
    (248) 358-4400
    Mark A. Cantor
    Trademarks, Copyrights, Trade Secrets, Litigation, Technical Design Consulting
    (248) 358-4400
    Frank A. Angileri
    Trademarks, Trade Secrets, Litigation, Technical Design Consulting
    (248) 358-4400
    Thomas W. Cunningham
    Trademarks, Trade Secrets, Technical Design Consulting, Litigation
    (248) 358-4400

    Firm Practice Areas

    • Copyright Law
    • Information Technology Law
    • Litigation - Intellectual Property
    • Litigation - Patent
    • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
    • Patent Law
    • Technology Law
    • Trade Secrets Law
    • Trademark Law

    Office Locations

    United States

    United States

    California

    California

    Los Angeles, CA

    601 South Figueroa Street, Suite 2080

    Los Angeles, CA 90017

    United States

    (213) 622.3003

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    Michigan

    Michigan

    Southfield, MI

    1000 Town Center, 22nd Floor

    Southfield, MI 48075

    United States

    (248) 358.4400

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