Presentations | 05/19/2022

John LeRoy to Speak on IP Panel at Upcoming Auto IP Event

Team Contact: John LeRoy

  • Licensing
  • Automotive
  • frand
  • licensing
  • patent-litigation

SOUTHFIELD, Michigan – Brooks Kushman Shareholder John LeRoy will be speaking on a panel at the Auto IP USA hosted by IAM in Detroit on May 24, 2022. This event is a one-day event that will provide content-led programming by IP experts and valuable players across the auto industry.

John’s panel, “The evolving licensing landscape: SEP and FRAND” will discuss developments within FRAND licensing globally as well as the pending U.S. FRAND litigation. They will also discuss patent pools vs. bilateral licensing arrangements.

With over 15 years of software patent, trade secret, and copyright litigation experience, John LeRoy is recognized for his IP management strategies and work in the courtroom. He leverages his electrical engineering and legal background to create efficient solutions to complex legal issues in the computer industry. John leads Brooks Kushman’s SEP/FRAND practice, working with automotive OEMs and suppliers SEP licensing and litigation concerning wireless communication technology. LeRoy has also been recognized for his history of success in federal courts nationwide and was recently named as Michigan IP Litigator of the Year.

For more information about the presentation, the rest of the programming, and to register for the event click here.

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