Press Releases | 03/13/2023

CEO Sangeeta Shah Interviewed by Anaqua on Success in a Leading IP Law Firm

Team Contact: Sangeeta Shah

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SOUTHFIELD, MichiganBrooks Kushman CEO Sangeeta Shah contributed to a recent Anaqua article called, “Brooks Kushman P.C. – Embracing and Championing Change to Build a Successful IP Law Firm.

In a fast-changing IP world, being able to anticipate, embrace, and champion change is critical for a successful IP firm. In this article, Shah discusses some of the changes she has experienced, such as innovation and technical advances, client priorities, and business practices. She expands on how Brooks Kushman has established a reputation as a premier IP law firm and the complexities of managing a differentiating a mid-size IP law firm.

“It was such a pleasure being interviewed by Anaqua about the changing IP landscape, especially for mid-size law firms,” Shah said. “Our main priority is our clients; we continue to create new ways to establish and maintain meaningful relationships with our clients.”

Sangeeta Shah is the CEO of Brooks Kushman, responsible for leading the firm’s Executive Committee. In addition to serving as the CEO, Shah maintains an active docket as an IP practitioner with over 20 years of experience in managing patent portfolios, PTAB matters, patent litigation and opinions. Shah works closely with several Fortune 500 clients for whom she provides strategic counseling and guidance on global intellectual property portfolios. Her patent expertise has resulted in national recognition from Managing IP, Best Lawyers, IAM, AIPLA and the PTAB Bar Association.

Prior to becoming CEO, Shah served as the firm’s Chief Diversity Officer. In that position, she developed and implemented a range of diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives within and outside of the firm through outreach programs and partnerships. Under her leadership, the firm was recognized in 2018 and 2019 by ChIPs and Diversity Lab as a national Honor Roll Firm for its dedication to advancing diversity and inclusion. Sangeeta also hosts the Breaking Mindsets Podcast where she interviews leaders who defy expectations and have accomplished great change in their field.

Read the full article 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, Law 360, Intellectual Asset Management, Managing Intellectual Property, and World Trademark Review. For more information, please visit


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