Press Releases | 04/18/2019

Brooks Kushman Shareholder Honored As A 2019 Leader In The Law

Team Contact: Michael Brodbine


Southfield, Mich. – Brooks Kushman shareholder, Michael Brodbine, has been honored as a 2019 “Leader in the Law” by  Michigan Lawyers Weekly. Brodbine was recognized, along with other distinguished attorneys, at the 2019 Leader in the Law award ceremony on April 18th at the Detroit Marriott Troy.

According to Michigan Lawyers Weekly, Leaders in the Law are honored for significant accomplishments in law practice, specifically outstanding contributions to the practice of law in Michigan, leadership in improving the Michigan justice system, seeking to improve the legal community and their communities at large, setting a good example for other lawyers and much more.

As co-chair of the Brooks Kushman Patent Prosecution Group, Brodbine counsels clients on all aspects of intellectual property matters, focusing not only on the U.S. patent landscape for domestic and international clients, but also providing a global view for his clients. He has extensive experience advising clients on commercialization activities and he routinely provides clearance, infringement, validity, and state-of-the-art opinions. He has filed and prosecuted thousands of U.S. and foreign patent applications on a variety of technologies. His close working relationship with clients has led him to serve on several of his clients` patent review and investigation committees.

Brodbine earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Dayton. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts-Lowell.

About Brooks Kushman P.C.
Brooks Kushman P.C. is a leading intellectual property (IP) and technology law firm, 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, and Intellectual Property Today. For more information, please visit

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