Brooks Kushman’s Abbatt to Present at Medical Device IP Summit

Monday, February 25, 2013

Southfield, Mich. - William G. Abbatt, shareholder at Brooks Kushman`s Southfield office, will present at the American Conference Institute`s 3rd Advanced Summit on Medical Device Patents in Chicago on Monday, March 4. The conference, dedicated exclusively to medical device intellectual property (“IP”), will focus on practical prosecution and litigation strategies in the evolving IP landscape.

Abbatt will present in the session titled “Maximizing Device Patent Scope and Life: Navigating Through the Medical Device Patent Minefield.” During the session, he will offer insights on how to protect innovations that advance medical science and the interplay between all key players who must work together effectively to get a device to market. Abbatt will be joined on the panel by James E. Kemler, group president-regenerative medicine, Stryker, and Michelle Arney, IP strategist, TeraRecon, Inc.

This premier medical device patent conference provides a forum for attendees to share collective IP knowledge by bringing together preeminent in house IP counsel, patent prosecutors and litigators, the Patent Office and judges. The conference addresses the challenges and opportunities facing medical device patent practitioners amidst evolving industry standards.

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Brooks Kushman P.C. is a leading intellectual property (IP) and technology law firm with offices across the nation, representing clients nationally and internationally. The firm has more than 80 intellectual property professionals specializing in various technical 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.

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