Presentations | 11/11/2014

Brooks Kushman Associates to Discuss IP Law and the America Invents Act at the University of Michigan


SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Brooks Kushman associates Marco Gatti and Mark Jotanovic will be discussing the importance of intellectual property law and how the America Invents Act (AIA) has impacted the industry to a Senior Design Class at the University of Michigan – Dearborn on Nov. 12.

The presentation will detail the various types of patent and trademark protection, as well as open source software compliance strategies. They will also discuss guidelines for pursuing a career in IP law.

Gatti is a registered patent attorney who focuses his practice on domestic and foreign patent prosecution and litigation support in electrical, mechanical, and software matters. Marco is also a member of the firm’s Open Source Management practice, where he analyzes software code and creates compliance strategies.

Jotanovic’s practice focuses on litigation and patent prosecution in electrical, electromechanical, and software matters. His experience spans across all aspects of intellectual property litigation. He also counsels clients on the use of open source software.

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

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