Brooks Kushman Shareholder Marc Lorelli to Discuss American Invents Act Proceedings at the Toledo Intellectual Property Law Association Spring Seminar

Monday, March 24, 2014

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., - Brooks Kushman, P.C. Shareholder and Patent Attorney, Marc Lorelli will serve as one of three panelists at the Toledo Intellectual Property Law Association`s spring seminar on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. The seminar will provide an overview of post-grant patent proceedings under the new American Invents Act (AIA).

Lorelli`s presentation will focus on the intricacies of Inter Partes Review and its use as a powerful tool in patent litigation strategy. Inter Partes Review was introduced under AIA to improve patent quality and limit counterproductive litigation.

Lorelli`s practice at Brooks Kushman focuses on intellectual property litigation. His practice also includes experience with post-grant proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Lorelli has been instrumental in helping the firm grow its nationally recognized intellectual property (IP) litigation and post-grant proceedings practice.

The seminar`s other panelists include Matthew Cutler, a patent attorney at Harness Dickey & Pierce P.L.C. and Judge Mitchell Weatherly, administrative patent judge on the Patent Trial Appeal Board.

About Brooks Kushman P.C.
Brooks Kushman 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.