Press Releases | 06/11/2019

Brooks Kushman Recognized As Gold-Standard Firm By IAM Annual Patent 1000 For the Sixth Year in a Row; Six Attorneys Recognized As Top Practioners

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SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Brooks Kushman, a leading intellectual property (IP) and technology law firm, is proud to announce the firm is once again listed in Intellectual Asset Management`s (IAM) annual Patent 1000, a guide that recognizes the world`s top patent law firms and practitioners in key jurisdictions. Michigan firms were first included in the IAM Patent 1000 publication in 2014. Since then, Brooks Kushman has remained the only firm listed as a top tier firm in Michigan every year.

“It is an honor to be listed as Michigan`s only gold-standard firm. This award truly reflects the unmatched work of our attorneys and staff,” said Frank Angileri, President of Brooks Kushman. “Having the firm consistently listed in IAM`s Patent 1000 illustrates our dedication to providing quality service, and not sacrificing excellence and reliability as we continue to grow.”

In addition to the firm`s recognition, President Frank Angileri and Shareholders, John E. NemaziSangeeta G. ShahJohn LeRoyMichael Brodbine, and Marc Lorelli were also honored as patent leaders in Michigan. Angileri, LeRoy, Shah and Lorelli are being recognized for their excellence in IP litigation, while Brodbine, Nemazi, and Shah are each recognized for their extensive experience in patent prosecution. Angileri, Lorelli, and Shah were also recognized for their post-grant proceedings practice.

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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