Presentations | 02/22/2017

Irina Sullivan to Speak at SWE Region Conference

  • Patent Prosecution

Southfield, Mich. – Brooks Kushman attorney Irina Sullivan will speak at the Society for Women Engineers (SWE) Region Conference in Ann Arbor, MI on March 10, 2017. The presentation will focus on women inventors and the disparity between men and women receiving patents. Sullivan will also offer action items for young women engineers to use as their careers continue to develop and grow.

Sullivan is a registered patent attorney and focuses her practice on preparing and prosecuting patent applications in electrical and electromechanical systems. Her practice also covers a wide range of technologies in the automotive and consumer electronics industries. Prior to joining Brooks Kushman, Sullivan was a service engineer for an automotive manufacturer where she identified and resolved product concerns on vehicles with hybrid and high-voltage propulsion systems.

Sullivan holds a Master`s Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan Dearborn and a Bachelor`s Degree in Electrical Engineering from Kettering University.

For more than six decades, the mission of the SWE has been to give women engineers a unique place to learn and a platform for their voices within the engineering industry. The organization also focuses on helping to grow their members’ success, as well as evolving with the challenges and opportunities in the engineering and technology world.

For more information, visit the SWE website.

About Brooks Kushman P.C.
Brooks Kushman P.C. 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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