Brooks Kushman Senior Attorney Roland Tong To Speak at Asia Imaging Fair in Los Angeles in December

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Los Angeles, CA – Intellectual property law firm Brooks Kushman P.C. Senior Attorney Roland Tong will be a featured speaker at the Asia Imaging Fair Los Angeles 2012 discussing legal battles growing more frequent in the toner cartridge remanufacturing and recharging industry on the panel, Current Trends of Recharger Patent Litigation and Risk Mitigation through Business Planning. Created with the goal of bridging the global aftermarket printing consumables industry, Asia Imaging Fair will take place December 6 and 7, 2012, at the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, California.

Roland Tong will discuss the current state and trends of patent litigation by Canon, Lexmark, and other OEMs toward the recharging industry and techniques in which businesses can employ to operate within this uncertainty to limit or hedge against the risk. Specific topics will include current litigation trends, best IP practices for minimizing IP-related liabilities, corporate structuring and use of insurance to defray the impact of litigation, and developing resources to assist in litigation.

In Brooks Kushman`s Los Angeles office, Roland specializes in preparing patent applications and federal trademark applications. He also has substantial experience in litigating patent infringement and IP-related cases. Prior to joining Brooks Kushman, Roland was General Counsel for Future Graphics, LLC where he primarily built its IP portfolio. For two consecutive years, in 2011 and 2012, he has been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers Southern California Rising Stars.

About Asia Imaging Fair 2012

Created with the goal of bridging the global aftermarket printing consumables industry, Asia Imaging Fair 2012 is set to open its doors on December 6 and 7, 2012, at the Pasadena Convention Center, in Pasadena, California. The industry's leading companies from the U.S., China and other parts of the world will be there to showcase their products and services in the following areas: Digital Printing & Imaging, Ink Jet, Toner, Cartridges, Remanufacturing Products, Parts and Supplies, Aftermarket Office Supplies, Paper & Other Consumables, Copiers & Multi-Function Devices. Asia Imaging Fair Los Angeles is organized by Recharge Asia Corporation, a media company focusing entirely on the imaging and document printing aftermarket industry. For more information on how to attend the conference, visit: http://aiflosangeles2012.eventbrite.com.

About Brooks Kushman P.C.

Founded in 1983 by five IP attorneys, Brooks Kushman P.C. (brookslaw.wpengine.com) is a leading IP and commercial law firm based in Southfield, Mich. with offices across the nation. Since its inception, the firm has grown to more than 70 lawyers and patent agents, gaining a reputation both nationally and internationally as a leader in providing cutting-edge, timely and cost-effective IP counseling.

Brooks Kushman counts six U.S. Fortune 100 companies among its clients and is often recognized by peers and leading trade publications. Brooks Kushman is: a Go-To Law Firm? selected by the top 500 companies, according to Corporate Counsel magazine; on the Law360 Intellectual Property 100 List; a “Best at Client Focus” firm, according to large and Fortune 1000 companies surveyed by The BTI Consulting Group; and one of the top IP firms selected by the Fortune 100, according to IP Law & Business.