Presentations | 02/03/2016

Brooks Kushman Registered Patent Agent to Speak at University of Michigan Career Day

Team Contact: Stephanie Mansfield, Ph.D.

  • Patent Prosecution

ANN ARBOR, Mich.  Brooks Kushman Patent Agent Stephanie Mansfield will present at University of Michigan’s Biomedical Engineering Career Day on Friday, February 5th at the Rackham Graduate School. The event connects companies with bright and motivated students studying Biomedical Engineering. Employers will learn about the current student’s skills and experience, and get the opportunity to introduce their company and provide an industrial perspective to student’s career search questions, as well as a mutually beneficial networking opportunity.

Mansfield will represent Brooks Kushman alongside companies representing the healthcare, medical device, government and public service, automotive, research and development, software development, biotechnology and consumer products industries. She will present on an industry panel discussing careers in the field of biomedical engineering.

Mansfield has nearly two decades of experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications in the biomedical and mechanical arts, with particular emphasis in the areas of medical, orthopedic and biomechanical devices, tissue engineering and consumer products. She holds a Doctorate and Master of Science in biomedical engineering and a Master of Science in mechanical engineering from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Science in biomedical engineering from Northwestern University.

The University of Michigan’s Biomedical Engineering department combines the U-M College of Engineering and the Michigan Medical School, in addition to shared resources with the U-M Ross School of Business. Michigan BME provides leadership in education, training and cutting-edge research by translating science and engineering to solve important challenges in medicine and life sciences to the benefit of humanity.

About Brooks Kushman P.C.

Brooks Kushman P.C. is a leading intellectual property (IP) and technology law firm with offices across the nation, and represents clients nationally and internationally with respect to protection, enforcement and monetization of IP, including patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. The firm has more than 90 intellectual property professionals specializing in various technical disciplines, and has a reputation for providing leading IP counseling with a focus on the business objectives of their clients.

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, World Trademark Review, and Intellectual Property Today. For more information, please visit

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