Press Releases | 09/19/2019

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

Team Contact: Mark Cantor


SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Brooks Kushman shareholder Mark Cantor was named one of the 500 Most Powerful Business Leaders in Metro Detroit in 2019 by DBusiness magazine.

As a co-founder of the firm, Cantor has helped build Brooks Kushman into a leading intellectual property firm with over 80 IP professionals practicing nationally and internationally. Cantor is passionate about the legal profession and has played a crucial role in making Brooks Kushman a great place for all employees to work and grow.

Cantor is specifically recognized for his trademark litigation practice. Due to his success in this field, several of Brooks Kushman’s largest clients look to Mark for trademark enforcement matters. He has also been recognized by many of the industry’s leading publications 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 over 35 years.”

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.

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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