Presentations | 07/09/2014

Brooks Kushman Shareholder to Discuss Patent Law in University of Michigan Webinar Series

  • Patent Prosecution

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., – Brooks Kushman Shareholder, Ben Stasa, will share his insights on the patent application process under the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (AIA) during an educational webinar hosted by the University of Michigan School of Engineering`s Center for Entrepreneurship on July 17, 2014 from 1-2 p.m.

Stasa will join participants in the first session of a Google Hangout series on intellectual property (IP) to discuss patents and IP`s role in providing a competitive advantage for start-ups. This discussion will focus on issues such as patent rights, criteria for patentability and the patent application process.

Stasa`s practice at Brooks Kushman focuses on the management of patent assets for international corporations, mid-sized companies and start-ups. He counsels clients on the development of patent portfolios in the communications, computer and software, electronics, energy storage, financial transactions and manufacturing industries.

For information on how to participate in the Google Hangout, visit MconneX.

About Brooks Kushman P.C.
Brooks Kushman 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, and Intellectual Property Today. For more information, please visit

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