Press Releases | 06/24/2013

Rising Star: Brooks Kushman’s Roland Tong Named Southern California Rising Star

  • commercial-litigation
  • Patent Prosecution

LOS ANGELES, CA – Senior Attorney Roland Tong was again named a Super Lawyers Southern California Rising Star for his intellectual property (IP) work. This is the third consecutive year he has been named to the listing that honors up-and-coming lawyers. To be eligible for the Rising Star honor, a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger, or in practice for 10 years or less. Only 2.5 percent of the practicing attorneys in Southern California receive this distinction.

Based in Brooks Kushman`s Los Angeles office, Tong represents Fortune 500 companies and small clients in patent infringement lawsuits and other IP-related litigation in several jurisdictions, including California, Texas and Ohio. Recent cases handled by Tong involve defending companies accused of infringing one or more utility or design patents in various industries, such as automotive, mobile phone accessories, residential window covering manufacturing, wire handling equipment, custom motorcycle manufacturing and printer cartridge remanufacturing. Tong also represents large multi-national companies and small clients with innovations in mechanical, computer software and chemical arts in obtaining U.S. and foreign patents and trademarks. Passionate about all areas of IP law, he has authored various legal articles that have been published in highly respected publications and newsletters.

About Brooks Kushman:

Established in 1983, Brooks Kushman P.C. is a nationally ranked intellectual property (IP) and technology focused law firm with offices across the nation. The firm has more than 70 lawyers and agents specializing in various disciplines. Brooks Kushman has a reputation for providing leading IP strategy and counseling with a focus on the business objectives of its clients and represents clients across many industries with respect to protection, enforcement and monetization of IP, including patents, trademarks, copyright and trade secrets.

Brooks Kushman counts a number of Fortune 100 companies across a variety of industries among its clients. The firm is recognized by a number of leading legal publications and resources, including Corporate Counsel magazine, U.S. News & World Report, IP Law & Business magazine and the Law360 organization. For more information, please visit

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