Press Releases | 01/08/2024

Brooks Kushman Announces Newest Shareholders


ROYAL OAK, Michigan – Brooks Kushman is thrilled to announce that Amy Leshan, and Alena Vackova Marconi have earned a place as our newest shareholders through election of their peers.

“We are so proud to see this next group of attorneys who are joining our upper ranks. Each of these individuals has proven themselves as an experienced patent attorney and leader in the IP community” says Brooks Kushman President, Frank Angileri. “We are excited to see them continue to serve the firm’s clients and remain leaders within the firm.”

Leshan works with clients to develop and implement intellectual property enforcement strategies, online and offline. These strategies include all aspects of brand enforcement from cease-and-desist letters to reporting infringing activity on online marketplaces, Internet Service Providers, and payment processors. Leshan works closely with Customs officials to raise brand awareness to ensure counterfeit goods are seized. When clients need a larger scale approach, she works with them to set up streamlined technical solutions incorporating artificial intelligence and automated procedures.

Marconi focuses her practice on patent drafting, patent prosecution, and patent portfolio management in the U.S. and worldwide. Her background is in chemistry and materials science, which allows Marconi to counsel clients of all sizes in a wide range of industries with focus on green technologies, horticultural applications, environmental remediation products, electrochemical cells, and coatings. Marconi enjoys volunteering in STEAM activities for girls such as organizing and facilitating IP Patch programs for the Girl Scouts of Southeast Michigan.

About Brooks Kushman P.C.

Founded in 1983, Brooks Kushman P.C. has built a national reputation as a premier intellectual property and technology law firm. We accomplish this with the understanding that the most effective IP solutions come from putting great minds together – our clients and our own. With offices in Michigan, California, Washington D.C., and Nevada, we forge strong relationships with corporations, small to medium-sized businesses, and leading universities across the country.

Brooks Kushman counts a number of Fortune 100 Corporations across a variety of industries among its clients. Our attorneys have a deep understanding and broad range of experience in a variety of industries and technologies, including consumer electronics, manufacturing, medical device, computer technology, aerospace, chemicals, biotechnology, and retail. We are also recognized by leading legal publications and rankings, including, Best Lawyers, Law360, Intellectual Asset Management, Managing Intellectual Property, and World Trademark Review. For more information, please visit

Keep Reading