Brooks Kushman Attorneys Honored by Michigan Super Lawyers in Intellectual Property

Southfield, Mich., November 7, 2011Michigan intellectual property law firm Brooks Kushman P.C. is proud to announce several attorneys have been recognized by the 2011 Michigan Super Lawyers.  Five intellectual property attorneys at the Southfield-based firm were named to the Michigan Super Lawyers listing for the second straight year.  In addition, three of Brooks Kushman`s up-and-coming attorneys were honored as 2011 Rising Stars by Super Lawyers, a list which honors lawyers who have made significant contributions to the practice and are 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing for less than 10 years.

The annual Michigan Super Lawyers listing honors outstanding lawyers throughout the state from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.  Nominated through a survey of more than 30,000 attorneys, honorees are selected through interviews with attorneys in the field, and extensive research including review of trade journals, periodicals, databases, and other online sources to determine an attorney`s contribution to the practice.

The five Brooks Kushman attorneys recognized as Michigan Super Lawyers in 2011 for intellectual property law are:

The three attorneys named to the 2011 Rising Stars list are:

About Brooks Kushman P.C.

Founded in 1983 by five IP attorneys, Brooks Kushman P.C. 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; 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. For more information, visit brookslaw.wpengine.com.