SOUTHFIELD, MI – Brooks Kushman Shareholder Sangeeta Shah and Of Counsel David Berry will present during the Institute of Continuing Legal Education’s (ICLE) Spring Seminar in East Lansing, MI on March 13, 2017. Berry will moderate a discussion about the Defend Trade Secrets Act and noncompete agreements, and Shah will discuss PTAB and IPR strategies for patent owners and petitioners in 2017.
Berry has over 25 years of intellectual property experience, focusing on a variety of IP matters including patents, license agreements, litigation and trade secrets. He represents clients ranging from Fortune 100 companies to smaller privately-held companies. David is the Chair of the State Bar of Michigan Intellectual Property Law Section, on the board of directors for the Pro Bono Advisory Council, and is an adjunct professor for Wayne State University Law School’s patent procurement clinic.
Berry holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Michigan State University, Graduate studies at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Michigan Law School.
Shah is co-chair of post grant proceedings at Brooks Kushman and serves as the firm’s chief diversity officer. Her practice primarily focuses on post-grant challenges and patent opinions. She represents several Fortune 500 clients, providing strategic counseling and guidance on their global IP portfolios.
Shah holds a Juris Doctor from Wayne State University and a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry and Economics from Kalamazoo College.
The Entrepreneurial Law Institute was developed to help attorneys, accountants, investors and entrepreneurs capitalize on the business opportunities surrounding Michigan’s expanding entrepreneurial community. The event includes presentations on a variety of topics affecting new businesses and startups including cyber security and privacy, conflicts of interest in patent practice and trademarks and the craft beer industry.
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 www.BrooksKushman.com.