Press Releases | 09/28/2011

Brooks Kushman Attorney Honored Among 2012 “Women Worth Watching”


Dr. Junqi Hang recognized by Profiles in Diversity Journal Annual List

Southfield, Mich., September 28, 2011 – Dr. Junqi “Jean” Hang, patent attorney at Brooks Kushman P.C., has been honored by Profiles in Diversity Journal as one of their 2012 “Women Worth Watching.”  Dr. Hang joins other leading women executives around the country who have been nominated by their colleagues, peers, and mentors to recognize and celebrate achievements in their fields and communities.

Dr. Hang`s profile, which will be featured in the September/October issue of Profiles in Diversity Journal, highlights the many skills she has acquired and the lessons she has learned over her impressive twelve years of experience in the biomedical industry, in addition to those spent practicing law.

As an associate in Brooks Kushman`s Southfield, Michigan headquarters, Dr. Hang prepares and prosecutes patent applications in biotechnology and the pharmaceutical sciences industry.  She is active in client counseling, legal opinion preparation, and patent litigation support.  Fluent in Mandarin Chinese, Dr. Hang also focuses her practice on managing Chinese patent portfolios.

Dr. Hang is a patent attorney registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office and is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and the Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association.  She was recently appointed to the board of directors of the Chinese Association of Greater Detroit, a non-profit organization with initiatives to promote the bonding and synergy between the Chinese and American communities.

Dr. Hang received a Ph.D. in biochemistry and physiology from Wayne State University School of Medicine and her J.D. from Wayne State University Law School.  Prior to joining Brooks Kushman, she was a research scientist at Pfizer/Warner Lambert.

About Brooks Kushman P.C.

Founded in 1983 by five intellectual property (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 approximately 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; 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 250, according to IP Law & Business. For more information, visit

Contact:    Michael Zukewich
Brooks Kushman P.C.    

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