Press Releases | 07/27/2023

Brooks Kushman Attorney William Abbatt Named in 2023 Top Lawyers List


SOUTHFIELD, Michigan – Brooks Kushman is pleased to announce that William Abbatt has been recognized by DBusiness magazine to be among the “2023 Top Lawyers.” This annual list honors the top attorneys in the Metro Detroit area in various practice areas.

To receive this ranking, DBusiness Magazine conducted a peer survey of 19,000 attorneys in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw, and Livingston counties. Each attorney was asked to nominate lawyers among 50 legal specialties.

DBusiness recognized Abbatt in the field of Intellectual Property & Patent Law.

With over 35 years of experience as a patent attorney, Abbatt’s practice covers all aspects of domestic and foreign patent preparation and prosecution, opinions, and intellectual property (IP)-related due diligence investigations, plus litigation and related client counseling. He has experience with various technologies and industries, including aeronautics, automotive, medical devices, computer software, and consumer products.

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. They accomplish this with the understanding that the most effective IP solutions come from putting great minds together – their clients and their own. With offices in Michigan, California, Washington D.C., and Nevada, they 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. Their 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. They 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

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