Brooks Kushman Shareholder to Discuss Navigation of the Patent System at the

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., – Brooks Kushman Shareholder Kristin Murphy will serve on a panel discussing how to navigate the patent system during Medical Main Street`s 2014 Inno-Vention Conference on October 22, 2014.

Murphy will join other panelists to share resources that help companies in the life science and health care industries build strong patent portfolios. With a better understanding of the patent system, companies can leverage their budget to protect their innovations without sacrificing investment in product development.

Murphy`s experience spans across all aspects of intellectual property, focusing primarily on domestic and foreign patent prosecution. She manages global patent portfolios for companies in a variety of industries, including medical devices. Her practice also includes counseling companies, venture capitalists, and investors by helping them evaluate the viability of patent portfolio assets and properly understand the strengths and weaknesses of those assets which enable them to make critical investment decisions.

The Inno-Vention Conference will be held Oct. 21-22 at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan. For additional information on the conference, visit the conference website.

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.