Southfield, Mich., February 13, 2012 – Intellectual property law firm Brooks Kushman P.C. has been ranked as one of the largest intellectual property practices in the world. National legal publication Law360 released its “IP 100” list, which recognizes law firms based on the total number of attorneys in the intellectual property practices. Ranked at Number 70, Brooks Kushman is the only Detroit-based law firm recognized on the list and one of only a few IP boutiques nationwide, proving its national presence and prominence in the practice of intellectual property law.
“This recognition from Law360 confirms yet again that Brooks Kushman is a major international player in IP law,” said Mark A. Cantor, president of Brooks Kushman. “We`re thrilled to continue growing, both in Detroit and Los Angeles, with extremely talented patent and trademark attorneys and are excited that Law360 chose to recognize our growth and prominence in the field.”
Brooks Kushman`s place at Number 70 on Law360`s “Top 100” list comes after a year of accolades, further reinforcing the expertise and leadership of the firm`s attorneys. In January, the firm announced that ten attorneys were named to International Trademark Association (INTA) committees for the 2012-2013 term, which is based on a selective application process. Brooks Kushman president Cantor and shareholder Frank A. Angileri were named to the 2011 Best Lawyers in America list in the IP category. Additionally, five intellectual property attorneys at the firm were named to the 2011 Michigan Super Lawyers listing for the second straight year, while three of Brooks Kushman`s up-and-coming attorneys were honored as 2011 Rising Stars.
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 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; 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.