Presentations | 12/04/2012

Brooks Kushman Attorney Chanille Carswell will Present at a Seminar for ArtServe Michigan’s Lawyers for Creative Ecomony

Team Contact: Chanille Carswell


Southfield, Mich – Chanille Carswell, a trademark attorney at Intellectual Property law firm Brooks Kushman, will be one of the members presenting at a seminar on Thursday, December 6, on intellectual property law and issues for leading Michigan statewide arts and cultural advocacy organization ArtServe Michigan. The seminar will be part of the launch of ArtServe Michigan`s new statewide initiative Lawyers for the Creative Economy (LCE).                                                                     

Lawyers for the Creative Economy (LCE) aims to provide resources to the creative industry for understanding copyright, trademark, patent, licensing, and contracts. Attorneys involved with LCE will provide free or low-fee IP advice and support to professionals and organizations seeking legal services. LCE will also provide professional development seminars across the state for artists and creative practitioners to help them develop essential legal knowledge.

Chanille Carswell, will present at a two-hour seminar on December 6th familiarizing creative practitioners with the basic issues of intellectual property,specifically related to trademarks.
At Brooks Kushman, Ms. Carswell focuses her practice on all aspects of trademark law including trademark prosecution, enforcement and litigation. Ms. Carswell represents clients in proactive trademark protection counseling as well as in the pursuit/prosecution of those who infringe on clients’ trademarks, through cease and desist negotiations, opposition and cancellation proceedings before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and litigation.
About Brooks Kushman P.C.

Founded in 1983 by five IP attorneys, Brooks Kushman P.C. ( is a leading IP and commercial law firm based in Southfield, Mich. with offices across the nation. Since its inception, the firm has grown to more than 70 lawyers and patent agents, gaining a reputation both nationally and internationally as a leader in providing cutting-edge, timely and cost-effective IP counseling.

Brooks Kushman counts six U.S. Fortune 100 companies among its clients and is often recognized by peers and leading trade publications. Brooks Kushman is: a Go-To Law Firm? selected by the top 500 companies, according to Corporate Counsel magazine; on the Law360 Intellectual Property 100 List; a “Best at Client Focus” firm, according to large and Fortune 1000 companies surveyed by The BTI Consulting Group; and one of the top IP firms selected by the Fortune 100, according to IP Law & Business.

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