Press Releases | 07/07/2021

Brooks Kushman Recognized As Gold-Standard Firm By IAM Annual Patent 1000 For The Eighth Year In A Row; Six Attorneys Recognized As Top Practitioners

  • Patent Prosecution
  • patent-litigation

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Brooks Kushman is proud to announce the firm is once again listed in Intellectual Asset Management’s (IAM) annual IAM Patent 1000 guide as a gold-standard firm, and that six Brooks Kushman attorneys were recognized as top IP practitioners.

The IAM Patent 1000 is a standalone publication that identifies individual and firm expertise in all major areas of patent law and practice. Through an extensive research process conducted by a team of highly qualified, full-time analysts, the publication identifies the top patent practitioners, as well as leading patent law and attorney firms, in 48 of the world’s most important jurisdictions and 18 US states.

In addition to the firm’s recognition, Frank Angileri, Sangeeta Shah, Michael Brodbine, Tiffany Fidler, Ph.D., Marc Lorelli, and John LeRoy were honored as patent leaders in Michigan. Angileri, Shah, LeRoy, and Lorelli were recognized for their excellence in IP litigation, while Brodbine and Fidler were recognized for their impressive work in patent prosecution. Angileri, Shah, Brodbine, Fidler, Lorelli, and LeRoy have all been recognized in the guide for the past several years.

According to IAM, the annual guide is compiled through an extensive five-month research process. More than 1,500 interviews are completed by in-house counsel and partners at law firms globally. Only firms and individuals who receive sufficient positive feedback from peers and clients with knowledge of their practice and the market in which they operate qualify for inclusion in the publication.

About Brooks Kushman P.C.

Brooks Kushman P.C. is a premier intellectual property (IP) and technology law firm dedicated to the advancement and protection of innovations and brands that propel businesses around the world. With offices in Michigan and California, we work alongside corporations, small to medium sized businesses, and leading universities to protect their intellectual property assets. Our attorneys have a broad range of experience in industries and technologies, including consumer electronics, manufacturing, medical device, computer technology, aerospace, chemicals, biotechnology, and retail.

Brooks Kushman counts a number of Fortune 100 companies across a variety of industries among its clients. The firm is also recognized by leading legal publications and rankings, including Corporate Counsel magazine, U.S. News & World Report, Law360, Intellectual Asset Management, Managing Intellectual Property, and Intellectual Property Today. For more information, please visit

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