Press Releases | 07/15/2022

Brooks Kushman Shareholder Recognized as one of the 500 Most Powerful Business Leaders in Detroit

Team Contact: Mark Cantor


SOUTHFIELD, Mich.Brooks Kushman firm shareholder, Mark Cantor, was recently named one of the  500 Most Powerful Business Leaders in Metro Detroit in 2021 by DBusiness.

The Detroit 500 is a comprehensive list of the most powerful executives in over 30 industries across metro Detroit and Michigan. The list is compiled by DBusiness, one of the top regional business magazines in the country, and is based on many factors, like company size, growth rate, geographical reach, and extensive personal contacts.

Cantor is a co-founder of the firm and was essential in building Brooks Kushman into a leading intellectual property firm with over 70 IP professionals practicing nationally and globally. Cantor is passionate about the legal profession had has played a critical role in making Brooks Kushman a great place for all employees to work and grow.

Cantor is specifically recognized for his litigation practice. Due to his success in this field, many of Brooks Kushman’s biggest clients look to Mark for IP litigation representation. Several of the industry’s leading publications have also recognized him for his in-court victories, including obtaining the largest trademark jury verdict in Michigan history.

“I am honored to be recognized as a part of the Detroit 500,” said Cantor. “At Brooks Kushman, we have an exceptional team, and this honor is a direct result of their dedication to not only the firm, but the Metro Detroit community. I am proud to have worked alongside this extraordinary group for almost 40 years.”

To view the entire online publication of the Detroit 500, click here .

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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