Firm Profile

Brooks Kushman P.C.

Headquarters

1000 Town Center, 22nd Floor
Southfield, MI 48075-1238
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, California and Washington D.C. 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
  • Top Listed in Southfield in Litigation - Patent with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Southfield in Patent Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Southfield in Trademark Law with 3 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

Linda D. Mettes
Patent Litigation, Trademark Litigation
248-358-4400
Isaac Slutsky
Patent Prosecution
248-358-4400
Roland Tong
Compliance & E-Discovery, Copyrights, Legal IT Consulting, Licensing, Litigation, Patent Prosecution, Trade Secrets, Trademarks, Patent Litigation, Entertainment Law, Medical Devices
(213) 622-3003
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
John M. Sheridan
Copyrights, Licensing, Trade Secrets
(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
Ronald M. Nabozny
Copyrights, Patent Prosecution, Technical Design Consulting, Trade Secrets
(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
George R. Mosher
Copyrights, Trademarks
(248) 358-4400
Anna K. Heinl
Copyrights, Trademarks, Internet Law, Entertainment Law
(248) 358-4400
Mark S. Sparschu
Copyrights, Trademarks, Licensing, Trade Secrets
(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
Marco J. Gatti
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
Brian C. Doughty
Litigation, 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
Jeremy L. Hargis
Patent Prosecution
(248) 358-4400
Joe A. Lohrum
Patent Prosecution
(248) 358-4400
Justin D. Spurlock
Patent Prosecution
248-358-4400
Matthew M. Mietzel
Patent Prosecution
(248) 358-4400
Nathan A. Reed, Ph.D.
Patent Prosecution
(248) 358-4400
Sanford Astor
Patent Prosecution
(213) 622-3003
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
Matthew R. Mowers
Patent Prosecution, Copyrights, Trademarks, Legal IT Consulting, Trade Secrets,
(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
Kristin L. Murphy
Patent Prosecution, Patent Litigation, Licensing, Trademarks, Trademark Litigation, Mergers and Acquisitions
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
John R. Buser
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
LeKeisha M. Suggs
Patent Prosecution, Trademarks, Patent Litigation
(248) 358-4400
Maria F. Angileri
Trademarks
(248) 358-4400
Stephen L. Scharf
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 90017-5780

United States

(213) 622.3003

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Michigan

Michigan

Southfield, MI

1000 Town Center, 22nd Floor

Southfield, MI 48075-1238

United States

(248) 358.4400

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Virginia

Virginia

Alexandria, VA

1940 Duke Street, Second Floor

Alexandria, VA 22314

United States

(571) 551.7760

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