Press Releases | 06/06/2024

Brooks Kushman Recognized as Gold-Standard Firm By 2023 IAM Annual Patent 1000 For The Eleventh Year In A Row; Ten Attorneys Recognized as Top Practitioners


ROYAL OAK, MichiganBrooks Kushman is proud to announce that it has been recognized as a gold-standard firm once again in Intellectual Asset Management’s (IAM) annual IAM Patent 1000. Eight Brooks Kushman attorneys were also recognized as recommended IP practitioners.

The IAM Patent 1000 publication acknowledges individual and firm greatness in all the significant aspects of patent law and practice. The top patent practitioners and firms are identified through a thorough research process conducted by a team of full-time analysts in over 40 jurisdictions and 20 US states.

In addition to the firm’s recognition, Frank Angileri, Sangeeta Shah, Michael Brodbine, Matthew Jakubowski, Tiffany Fidler, Ph.D. John LeRoy, Marc Lorelli, Rachel Smith, Benjamin Stasa, and Martin Sultana were honored as patent leaders in Michigan. Angileri, Shah, LeRoy and Lorelli were honored for their notable work this year with IP Litigation, while Brodbine, Jakubowski, Fidler, Smith, Stasa and Sultana were recognized for their excellence in patent prosecution. This group of notable attorneys have all been recognized in the guide for the past several years.

According to IAM, the guide is compiled through an extensive five-month research process. Around 1,800 interviews with many attorneys at law, patent attorneys, and in-house counsel are assessed to determine market intelligence on who the leading players in patent law are. Only firms and individuals who receive adequate positive feedback from peers and clients with knowledge of their practice and the market in which they operate qualify for recognition in the guide.

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. We accomplish this with the understanding that the most effective IP solutions come from putting great minds together—our clients and our own. With offices in Michigan, California, Washington D.C., and Nevada, we 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. Our 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. We 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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