Brooks Kushman Attorneys to Present at Federal Circuit Bar Association Event in Detroit

Monday, March 27, 2017

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Brooks Kushman shareholder Frank Angileri will speak on a panel discussing the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) at an intellectual property conference hosted by the Federal Circuit Bar Association’s (FCBA) and Wayne State University Law School. The conference will be held on April 19th at Wayne State University, and is a collaboration between the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Midwest Regional Office (USPTO) and the FCBA/PTAB. Shareholder William Abbatt will serve as the moderator of the panel discussion.

Angileri is co-chair of Brooks Kushman’s Post-Grant Proceedings practice, and focuses on IP litigation. He has successfully tried patent, trademark, trade secret and copyright cases in Federal Courts nationwide, the Courts of Appeals for the Sixth and Federal Circuits, and the International Trade Commission. Angileri was also named Michigan’s IP “Litigator of the Year” by Managing IP for the third year in a row in 2017. His litigation experience spans across various technologies and industries including, automotive, consumer electronics, industrial technologies, food and beverage, and home appliances.

Abbatt has more than 30 years of experience as a patent attorney. His practice covers all aspects of domestic and foreign patent preparation and prosecution, opinions and IP-related due diligence investigations, plus litigation and related client counselling. He has experience with various technologies & industries, including aeronautical, automotive, medical devices, computer software, and consumer products.

The mission of the Federal Circuit Bar Association is to create a space for objective and inclusive dialogue, as well as to improve and facilitate the administration of justice in the Federal Circuit’s community. The Association includes the various groups who practice within the Circuit community, including the private and public sectors and litigators as well as agency and house counsel.

For more information about the conference, visit Wayne State University’s event page.

About Brooks Kushman P.C.
Brooks Kushman P.C. is a leading intellectual property (IP) and technology law firm with offices across the nation, and represents clients nationally and internationally with respect to protection, enforcement and monetization of IP, including patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. The firm has more than 90 intellectual property professionals specializing in various technical disciplines, and has a reputation for providing leading IP counseling with a focus on the business objectives of their clients.

Brooks Kushman counts a number of Fortune 100 companies across a variety of industries among its clients. The firm is also recognized by leading legal publications and rankings, including Corporate Counsel magazine, U.S. News & World Report, Law360, Intellectual Asset Management, Managing Intellectual Property, and Intellectual Property Today. For more information, please visit www.BrooksKushman.com.