Press Releases | 11/20/2012

Brooks Kushman Recognized as a Top National IP Law Firm in the 19th edition of Best Lawyers in America; Shareholders Mark Cantor and Frank Angileri Ranked as “Best Lawyers”

Team Contact: Mark Cantor


Southfield, Mich. – Intellectual Property law firm Brooks Kushman was recently recognized as a leading law firm in the 2013 Best Lawyers in America “Best Law Firms” list. Brooks Kushman was ranked on both the National level and the Metropolitan Detroit list as a “Best Law Firm”:

• National Tier 2 ranking: Trademark Law
• National Tier 3 ranking: Patent Law
• Metropolitan Detroit Tier 1 rankings: Litigation-Intellectual Property; Litigation-Patent; Patent Law; Trademark Law

In addition to the firm being recognized, two Brooks Kushman attorneys – Mark A. Cantor, president, and Frank A. Angileri, shareholder – were named to the 2013 Best Lawyers list in the IP category. This is the fifth consecutive year that Mark Cantor has been ranked as a Best Lawyer, and the seventh consecutive year Frank Angileri has been ranked.

The Best Lawyers designation honors attorneys by conducting surveys in which lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in the field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.
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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