From suppliers to OEMs, the automotive industry is one of the largest sources of intellectual property out there. Brooks Kushman, headquartered in metro Detroit, works in the heart of the industry and is surrounded by the research and development operations of global automakers and suppliers. Our team of experts have experience working in the automotive industry at all levels, including in-house counsel, engineering, and outside counsel, and provide key insights on trending automotive news and innovations.”

Recent Blog Posts

  • Waymo to Commercialize LiDAR Intellectual Property
    Monday, July 15, 2019

    At the heart of self-driving and autonomous technology are LiDAR sensors that use laser light to accurately detect objects nearby.  Many consider LiDAR to be an important piece of technology for self-driving cars but is currently cost prohibitive for mass-consumer use. Waymo, a business coming out of Google’s driverless car project, recently announced that it […]

    • Embracing New Technology vs Litigation: If you can’t beat them, join them
      Friday, April 19, 2019

      Multiple entertainers have sued Epic Games Inc. for copyright infringement, and other claims, due to “emotes” or animated dance moves in its Fortnite video game. It is understandable that these entertainers would try to protect any rights in these dances. However, Fortnite has a large audience, and has been used to successfully generate publicity for […]