Frank A. Angileri

Co-Chair Post Grant Proceedings & Patent Litigation

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Frank’s practice focuses on intellectual property litigation. Frank has successfully tried patent, trademark, trade secret and copyright cases in Federal Courts nationwide, the Courts of Appeals for the Sixth and Federal Circuits, and the International Trade Commission. As a registered patent attorney, Frank is authorized...

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Frank’s practice focuses on intellectual property litigation. Frank has successfully tried patent, trademark, trade secret and copyright cases in Federal Courts nationwide, the Courts of Appeals for the Sixth and Federal Circuits, and the International Trade Commission. As a registered patent attorney, Frank is authorized to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Frank has been lead counsel for a wide variety of clients, from individuals to major corporations, in intellectual property and commercial litigation matters.  His litigation experience spans across various technologies and industries including, automotive, consumer electronics, industrial technologies, food and beverage, and home appliances.

Frank is also the Co-Chair of Brooks Kushman’s Post Grant Proceedings practice. He works with clients to challenge or defend patents via the new administrative trial procedures created under the America Invents Act (AIA). In addition to counseling clients, he has been a vital component to developing Brooks Kushman’s Post Grant Proceedings practice by mentoring and training other attorneys.

Early on in his career, Frank served as a law clerk to the Hon. Glenn L. Archer, Jr., former Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Frank also serves on the Board of Directors for Challenge Detroit, a revitalization effort designed to attract and retain new talent into the City of Detroit.

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Education

J.D., University of Chicago

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan

Ford Global Technologies, LLC v. New World International, Inc. (Jury Trial – N.D. Texas 2018) – Represented Ford Global Technologies in a patent infringement matter that involved 13 design patents that relate to aftermarket auto parts including headlamps, hoods, mirrors, bumpers, and grills for the 2004 F-150 and 2005 Mustang models. Prior to trial, summary judgment was obtained on the issues of functionality, exhaustion, and infringement for all 13 patents.  The jury trial erased remaining defenses of anticipation, obviousness, and indefiniteness.  Ford obtained a jury verdict of willful infringement for all 13 patents with an award of defendants’ profits under 35 U.S.C. §  289 – precisely the number requested by Ford.

Ameranth, Inc. v. Domino’s Pizza, Inc. (Summary Judgment – S.D. California 2018) – Successfully defended Domino’s Pizza in a patent infringement suit relating to menu generation and synchronization of data for mobile devices. Obtained summary judgment of unpatentability on a patent asserted against Domino’s and 30 other parties. Also served as counsel for Covered Business Method proceedings where the Patent Trial and Appeal Board held three other asserted patents unpatentable.

Automotive Body Parts Assoc. v. Ford Global Technologies, LLC (Summary Judgment – E.D. Mich. 2018) – Obtained summary judgment for Ford Global on plaintiff’s declaratory judgment claims concerning Ford Global’s design patents.

Ford Motor Company v. Paice LLC (PTAB 2014-2017) – Represented Ford during the pendency of the 22 inter partes review proceedings challenging the validity of hundreds of claims across five separate patents.  Managed proceedings through final written decision where the Patent Trial and Appeal Board held 273 patent claims were unpatentable.

In re Certain Hybrid Electric Vehicles (U.S. ITC 2017).  Lead counsel for Ford Motor Company on successful defense against five patents before the International Trade Commission.

American Vehicular Sciences LLC v. Hyundai Motor Company, Key Safety Systems, Inc. et al. (C.D. Cal. 2016).  Lead counsel for Key Safety on successful defense against patent infringement claim.

I.E.E. International Electronics & Engineering, S.A. and IEE Sensing, Inc. v. TK Holdings Inc. and Takata-Petri A.G., Case No. 10-cv-13487 (E.D. Michigan 2015).  Successfully defended IEE companies in patent infringement suit relating to capacitive occupant sensors. Obtained summary judgment of non-infringement of four patents asserted against IEE. Case concluded in a favorable settlement for our client in the amount of $1.1 Million.

RawCar Group LLC d/b/a CFI Medical Solutions v. Grace Medical, Inc. et al., Case No. 13-cv-1105 (S.D. Cal. 2014).  Lead counsel for plaintiff.  Obtained jury verdict and judgment of willful infringement and damages exceeding demand.

GeoTag, Inc. v. Domino’s Pizza Inc., Case No. 10-cv-0572 (E.D. Tex. 2014). Successfully defended Domino’s Pizza in a patent infringement action in East Texas.  Plaintiff brought suit against over 600 defendants for patent infringement.  After the other defendants settled, Domino’s was sole defendant left in case.  Court granted summary judgment of non-infringement in favor of Domino’s on five different grounds.

Omega Patents, LLC v. General Motors LLC and OnStar, LLC, Case No. 12-cv-01192 (N.D. Georgia 2012).  Lead counsel for GM and OnStar in successful resolution of case.

Lear Corporation v. TS Tech USA Corporation, et al., Case No. 11-00245 (S.D. Ohio 2011). Lead counsel for Lear in action for enforcement of Lear patents.

Qaxaz v. BMW of North America, LLC, et al., Case No. 11-491 (D. Del. 2011). Lead counsel for Ford in successful resolution of patent claim.

Tenneco Automotive Operating Company, Inc., v. Kingdom Auto Parts; Prime Choice Auto Parts, Case No. 08-2276, 09-1920 (6th Cir. 2010).  Lead counsel for Kingdom Auto Parts on appeal where Kingdom`s district court victory was affirmed.

Latentier, LLC v. International Paper Co., 725 F.Supp.2d 795; 2010 WL 1952855, (E.D. Wis.) (No. 08-C-501). Lead counsel for International Paper in successful defense of patent infringement action.

Great American Restaurant Company v. Domino’s Pizza, Case No. 07-cv-00052, 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 32495 (E.D. Texas April 21, 2008). Lead counsel for Domino`s in successful defense of various trademark claims relating to Domino`s sale of its Brooklyn-style pizza.

In re Certain Automotive Parts, 337-TA-651, U.S. International Trade Commission (2009). Lead counsel for Ford Motor Company in its successful enforcement of eight design patents, covering automotive parts for 2005 Ford Mustang, against seven foreign and domestic manufacturers and distributors of aftermarket parts.

Nartron Corporation v. Borg Indak, 2009 WL 539912 (Fed. Cir. 2009). Lead counsel for Nartron on appeal, where the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed a lower court and found for Nartron on Borg Indak’s challenge to inventorship.

ST Sales Tech Holdings, LLC v. Ford Motor Company, Case No. CIV.A. 6:07-CV-346, (E.D. Texas March 14, 2008). Lead counsel for Ford in successful defense of patent infringement action.

z4 Technologies v. Microsoft Corp., 507 F.3d 1340 (Fed. Cir. 2007). Argued appeal where the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a $140 million judgment in favor of client z4 Technologies.  Microsoft sought certiorari before dismissing its Petition.

In re Certain Automotive Parts, 337-TA-557, U.S. International Trade Commission; United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (2006-2009).  Successfully enforced seven design patents, covering automotive parts for the 2004 Ford F-150, against six foreign and domestic manufacturers and distributors of aftermarket parts.

Domino’s Pizza PMC v. Caribbean Rhino, Inc., 453 F.Supp.2d 998 (E.D. Mich. 2006). Successfully enforced Domino`s trademarks rights relating to improper use of pizza cards.

Hewlett-Packard Company v. SBC Technology Resources, Inc.; SBC Technology Resources, Inc. v. Inrange Technologies Corp., et al.  Successfully enforced SBC patents, covering storage network technology, against various manufacturers.

Ford Motor Company and Greenleaf LLC v. Technology Solutions Company.  Obtained a multi-million dollar verdict and judgment on behalf of Ford and a former Ford subsidiary in a breach of warranty action against a software supplier.

AgentWare Systems, Inc. v. Sandalwood Enterprises, Inc, Smart Factory Software, Inc., ARKK Engineering, Inc., Erich Mau, Diane Moore, Kevin Kerwin, and Ford Motor Company.  Obtained a defense verdict on a breach of contract claim, and summary judgment on thirteen other counts in a case where the plaintiff sought $400 million.

UltraPrecision v. Ford Motor Company, 411 F.3d 1369 (Fed. Cir. 2005); 338 F.3d 1353 (Fed. Cir. 2003). On behalf of Ford, defeated unjust enrichment and inventorship claims.

Juicy Whip Inc. v. Orange Bang, Inc., 382 F.3d 1367 (Fed. Cir. 2004); 292 F.3d 728 (Fed. Cir. 2002); 185 F.3d 1364 (Fed. Cir. 1999).  Enforced Juicy Whip`s patent on beverage dispenser technology, including three successful precedent setting appeals, on issues of patent utility, invalidity standards, and damages.

Robotic Vision Systems, Inc. v. View Engineering, Inc., 249 F.3d 1307 (Fed. Cir. 2001); 208 F.3d 981 (Fed. Cir. 2000).  Successfully defended View Engineering against nine asserted patents relating to laser scanning technology.  Obtained precedent setting Rule 11 sanctions and award of attorneys` fees on behalf of defendant client.

Founding President, Michigan Intellectual Property Inn of Court 2012-2013.

Intellectual Property Owner’s (IPO) Association – Trade Secrets Committee

PTAB Bar Association

Federal Bar Association

Federal Circuit Bar Association

Licensing Executives Society (LES)

American Intellectual Property Law Association

Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association

“Michigan Litigator of the Year”, Managing Intellectual Property, 2015-2017

“IAM Patent 1000 Recommended individual,” Intellectual Asset Management, 2014 – 2018

“IP Star”, Managing Intellectual Property, 2013 – 2018

“Leading Individuals,” Chambers USA, 2017 – 2018

Best Lawyers in America, 2007-2019

“Leader in the Law”, Michigan Lawyers Weekly 2015

Michigan Super Lawyers, Intellectual Property, 2007-2018

“Top Lawyer,” DBusiness Magazine, 2009, 2011-2013, 2015-2017

  • Six Brooks Kushman Shareholders Named To 2019 Top Lawyers List
    Monday, November 26, 2018

    Southfield, Mich.– Brooks Kushman is pleased to announce that six shareholders have been recognized by DBusiness magazine as “2019 Top Lawyers.” The annual list honors the top attorneys in the metro Detroit area in various areas of practice. Brooks Kushman attorneys recognized as 2019 Top Lawyers includes, Mark A. Cantor Frank A. Angileri ...

  • Brooks Kushman Ranked In The 2019 Best Law Firms List; Nine Attorneys Ranked As Best Lawyer
    Monday, November 05, 2018

    Southfield, Mich.,- Brooks Kushman is proud to announce the firm has been ranked in the 2019 edition of U.S. News and World Report list of Best Law Firms and Best Lawyers. In Detroit, Brooks Kushman holds a tier one ranking in intellectual property litigation (IP), patent litigation, and patent law. The firm was also recognized...

  • Twelve Brooks Kushman Lawyers Named To 2018 Super Lawyers List; Eight Attorneys Honored as Rising Stars
    Monday, September 10, 2018

    SOUTHFIELD, Mich. –Brooks Kushman is pleased to announce that twenty of the firm’s attorneys have been named to the 2018 Michigan Super Lawyers and 2018 Michigan Rising Stars list for their accomplishments in intellectual property law by Super Lawyers Magazine. The annual listing honors outstanding exceptional lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who...

  • Nine Brooks Kushman Attorneys Ranked As Best Lawyer; Two Attorneys Recognized as Lawyer of the Year
    Wednesday, August 15, 2018

    SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Brooks Kushman is proud to announce that the firm has been ranked in the 2019 edition of U.S. News and World Report Best Lawyers list of Best Lawyers. Brooks Kushman President Mark A. Cantor, and shareholders Frank A. Angileri, David Randall, Elizabeth F. Janda, John S. LeRoy, Thomas A....

  • Brooks Kushman Recognized as Gold-Standard Firm By IAM Annual Patent 1000; Six Attorneys Recognized as Top Practioners
    Wednesday, June 06, 2018

    SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Brooks Kushman, a leading intellectual property (IP) and technology law firm, is proud to announce the firms inclusion in Intellectual Asset Management`s (IAM) annual Patent 1000, a guide that recognizes the world`s top patent law firms and practitioners in key jurisdictions. Michigan firms were first included in the IAM Patent 1000...

  • Brooks Kushman Recognized in the Top Tier of Each IP Rankings Category by Managing IP; Six Shareholders Named “IP Stars”
    Thursday, May 24, 2018

    Southfield, Mich. - Brooks Kushman is proud to announce six of the firm’s shareholders have been named “IP Stars” by Managing Intellectual Property (IP) Magazine. Brooks Kushman is also the only firm to be recognized in the top tier as “Highly Recommended” for each ranking: Patent Contentious, Patent Prosecution, and Trademarks. The comprehensive guide...

  • Brooks Kushman Recognized by Chambers and Partners for Second Consecutive Year
    Tuesday, May 08, 2018

    SOUTHFIELD, Michigan- Brooks Kushman, a leading intellectual property (IP) and technology law firm, is proud to announce the firm’s inclusion in Chambers and Partners guide of 2018 Top intellectual property firms. In addition to the firm’s recognition, Chambers and Partners has also recognized the work of shareholder Frank Angileri, naming him in...

  • Brooks Kushman Ranked In The 2018 Best Law Firms List; Nine Attorneys Ranked As Best Lawyer
    Friday, November 03, 2017

    Southfield, Mich.,- Brooks Kushman is proud to announce the firm has been ranked in the 2018 edition of U.S. News and World Report-Best Lawyers list of Best Law Firms and Best Lawyers. In Michigan, Brooks Kushman holds a tier one ranking in IP litigation, patent litigation, patent law and trademark law...

  • Twelve Brooks Kushman Lawyers Named To 2017 Super Lawyers List; Ten Attorneys Honored As Rising Stars
    Tuesday, September 19, 2017

    SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Brooks Kushman is pleased to announce that twenty-two of the firm’s attorneys have been named to the 2017 Michigan Super Lawyers and 2017 Michigan Rising Stars list for their accomplishments in intellectual property law by Super Lawyers Magazine. The annual listing honors outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who...

  • Nine Brooks Kushman Attorneys Ranked as 2018 Best Lawyers
    Wednesday, August 16, 2017

    SOUTHFIELD, Mich.,- We are proud to announce that nine Brooks Kushman attorneys were recognized by there peers as 2018 Best Lawyers in America ®. Those included are: Mark Cantor(President) – IP Litigation, Patent Litigation, Patent Law, and Trademark law Frank Angileri(Shareholder; Co-Chair Post-Grant Proceedings) – IP Litigation, Patent Litigation, Patent Law, and...

  • Gold in IAM Annual Patent 1000
    Monday, June 12, 2017

    SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Brooks Kushman, a leading intellectual property (IP) and technology law firm with offices across the nation, is proud to announce the firms inclusion in Intellectual Asset Management`s (IAM) annual Patent 1000, a guide that recognizes the world`s top patent law firms and practitioners in key jurisdictions. The 2014...

  • 2017 Chambers USA Top Intellectual Property Firms
    Tuesday, May 30, 2017

    SOUTHFIELD, Michigan- Brooks Kushman, a leading intellectual property (IP) and technology law firm with offices across the nation, is proud to announce today that Chambers USA has ranked the firm among the top Intellectual Property Firms by Chambers and Partners, publishers of 2017 Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. The...

  • Six Shareholders Named “IP Stars” By Managing IP
    Tuesday, May 23, 2017

    Southfield, Mich. - Brooks Kushman is happy to announce six of the firm’s shareholders have been named “IP Stars” by Managing Intellectual Property (IP) Magazine. This comprehensive guide lists leading IP firms and lawyers, and covers more than 80 countries. Brooks Kushman attorneys recognized as IP Stars by the publication are President Mark Cantor and Shareholders Frank...

  • Frank Angileri Named IP Litigator of The Year
    Monday, March 27, 2017

    SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Brooks Kushman is pleased to announce that Shareholder Frank Angileri was named Michigan’s IP Litigator of the Year by Managing Intellectual Property Magazine. 2017 marks the third consecutive year Angileri has been the recipient of this award. Angileri, who also serves as Co-Chair of Brooks Kushman’s Post-Grant Proceedings practice, was awarded for...

  • Brooks Kushman Ranked in the 2017 Best Law Firms List; Eight Attorneys Ranked as Best Lawyers
    Monday, November 21, 2016

    Southfield, Mich.,- Brooks Kushman is proud to announce the firm has been ranked in the 2017 edition of U.S. News and World Report-Best Lawyers list of Best Law Firms and Best Lawyers. Brooks Kushman holds a tier one ranking in IP litigation, patent litigation, patent law and trademark law in Detroit, as well...

  • Five Brooks Kushman Lawyers Named To 2017 Top Lawyers List
    Monday, November 21, 2016

    Southfield, Mich.–Brooks Kushman P.C. is pleased to announce that five attorneys have been recognized as “2017 Top Lawyers” by DBusiness magazine. The annual list honors the top attorneys in the metro Detroit area in various areas of practice. The complete list of Brooks Kushman attorneys honored as “2017 Top Lawyers” follows: Mark...

  • Eight Brooks Kushman Lawyers Named To 2016 Super Lawyers List; Eight Attorneys Honored As Rising Stars
    Thursday, September 15, 2016

    SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Brooks Kushman is pleased to announce that several of the firm’s attorneys have been named to the 2016 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars list for their work in intellectual property law. The annual listing honors outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer...

  • Brooks Kushman Congratulates 7 Attorneys Named as 2017 Best Lawyers In America
    Wednesday, August 17, 2016

    Southfield, Mich. -Brooks Kushman President Mark Cantor, and Shareholders Frank Angileri, Marc Lorelli, John LeRoy, Elizabeth Janda, Thomas Lewry and John Nemazi have been selected for inclusion in the 23rd edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Brooks Kushman attorneys were recognized as 2017 Best Lawyers across a variety of intellectual property (IP) practice areas, including: Mark Cantor – IP Litigation,...

  • Brooks Kushman Recognized as Gold-Standard Firm in Patent 1000 Listing for Third Consecutive Year
    Monday, June 06, 2016

    SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – For the third consecutive year, Brooks Kushman has been listed as a gold-standard patent firm in Intellectual Asset Management’s (IAM) annual Patent 1000 guide. The Patent 1000 recognizes the world’s top patent law firms and practitioners in key jurisdictions. Of six Michigan firms listed in the directory,...

  • Brooks Kushman Attorneys Named “IP Stars” by Managing IP
    Wednesday, May 25, 2016

    Southfield, Mich. - Brooks Kushman is pleased to announce six of the firm’s shareholders have been named “IP Stars” by Managing Intellectual Property (IP) Magazine. This comprehensive guide to leading IP firms and lawyers covers more than 80 countries. Brooks Kushman attorneys recognized as IP Stars by the publication are President...

  • Brooks Kushman Ranked in Top 2015 PTAB Firms by Docket Navigator
    Tuesday, April 12, 2016

    SOUTHFIELD, Mich. — Brooks Kushman has been named one of the top Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) law firms in a 2015 annual report published by Docket Navigator. The list includes top law firms and corporate legal departments ranked by the number of inter partes review, covered business methods,...

  • Brooks Kushman Named Managing IP Patent Litigation Firm of the Year, Shareholder recognized as “Michigan IP Litigator of the Year”
    Monday, March 21, 2016

    SOUTHFIELD, Mich. — Brooks Kushman is pleased to announce it has been recognized as the Patent Litigation Firm of the Year in the Midwest by Managing Intellectual Property (IP) Magazine. In addition to the firm’s litigation recognition, Shareholder Frank Angileri has been named Michigan’s IP Litigator of the Year for the...

  • Brooks Kushman Recognized as 2016 Best Law Firm
    Wednesday, November 04, 2015

    Southfield, Mich. - Brooks Kushman is proud to announce the firm has been ranked in the 2016 edition of “U.S. News and World Report – Best Lawyers” list of Best Law Firms. Brooks Kushman holds a tier one ranking in IP litigation, patent litigation, patent law and trademark law in Detroit,...

  • Fifteen Brooks Kushman Attorneys Named 2015 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
    Wednesday, September 09, 2015

    SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Brooks Kushman is pleased to announce that several of the firm’s attorneys have been named to the 2015 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars list for their work in intellectual property law. The annual listing honors outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a...

  • Brooks Kushman Named One of the Most Active Firms at the PTAB During the First Half of 2015
    Monday, August 31, 2015

    Southfield, Mich. – Brooks Kushman was named as one of the most active firms in the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) in a special report published by Managing IP during the first half of 2015. In addition to the firm’s listing, four of the firm’s attorneys were listed in...

  • Five Brooks Kushman Attorneys Recognized as 2016 Best Lawyers in America
    Wednesday, August 19, 2015

    Southfield, Mich. -Brooks Kushman President Mark Cantor, and Shareholders Frank Angileri, Marc Lorelli, John LeRoy and Elizabeth Janda have been selected for inclusion in the 22nd edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Brooks Kushman attorneys were recognized as 2016 Best Lawyers across a variety of intellectual property (IP) practice areas,...

  • Brooks Kushman Attorneys Named “IP Stars” by Managing IP
    Sunday, May 10, 2015

    SOUTHFIELD, Mich. - Brooks Kushman is pleased to announce five of the firm’s shareholders have been named “IP Stars” by Managing Intellectual Property Magazine. This comprehensive guide to leading intellectual property (IP) firms and lawyers covers more than 80 countries. Brooks Kushman attorneys recognized as IP Stars by the publication are...

  • Brooks Kushman Shareholder Named “Michigan IP Litigator of the Year” by Managing IP
    Thursday, March 19, 2015

    SOUTHFIELD, Mich.-Brooks Kushman is pleased to announce that Shareholder Frank Angileri was named Michigan’s IP Litigator of the Year by Managing Intellectual Property Magazine. The award is given each year during the publication’s North American Awards dinner.Angileri was also named in Managing IP’s “IP Stars” listing, a comprehensive guide to leading IP firms and...

  • Brooks Kushman Intellectual Property Litigation Attorney Frank A. Angileri Honored as a 2015 “Leader in the Law”
    Tuesday, February 17, 2015

    SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Brooks Kushman Shareholder, Frank A. Angileri, has been named a 2015 “Leader in the Law” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. Angileri will be recognized along with 30 other honorees at the 2015 Leaders in the Law award ceremony hosted by Michigan Lawyers Weekly on March 26, 2015 in Troy. “We couldn’t be more thrilled for...

  • Brooks Kushman Attorneys Help Lead USPTO Pro Bono Efforts
    Sunday, January 04, 2015

    Southfield, Mich. – Brooks Kushman Shareholder Frank Angileri and Of Counsel David Berry have both joined the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s (USPTO) Pro Bono Steering Committee. The committee leads the USPTO’s nationwide effort to establish pro bono programs for financially under-resourced inventors and small businesses. Angileri will serve as a member of the steering committee...

  • Brooks Kushman Recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a 2014 “Best Law Firm”; Five Shareholders Named as “Best Lawyers”
    Monday, November 03, 2014

    SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Intellectual property (IP) and technology law firm, Brooks Kushman, is proud to announce their inclusion in the 2015 edition of “U.S. News and World Report – Best Lawyers`” list of Best Law Firms. Brooks Kushman holds a national tier one ranking in patent and IP litigation, patent law...

  • Brooks Kushman Hosts Intellectual Property Presentations at Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition
    Wednesday, October 29, 2014

    SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – To help start-up companies understand the importance and value of intellectual property (IP), Brooks Kushman Shareholders Frank Angileri and Sangeeta Shah will host an IP panel at the Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition, which the firm is also sponsoring. Angileri and Shah`s panel will take place on November 6,...

  • Brooks Kushman Successfully Defends Patent Infringement Case for Domino's Pizza in Landmark Patent Litigation Case
    Tuesday, October 14, 2014

    SOUTHFIELD, Mich., - Brooks Kushman patent litigators, Frank Angileri, Tom Cunningham, and Mark Jotanovic successfully  defended Domino`s Pizza in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas in a patent infringement case regarding the company`s store locator on its website. In 2010, GeoTag Inc., a non-practicing entity (“NPE”)...

  • Brooks Kushman Welcomes Challenge Detroit Year Three Fellow
    Wednesday, September 24, 2014

    SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – For the third consecutive year, Brooks Kushman is participating in the Challenge Detroit initiative and will welcome Challenge Detroit Fellow, Carmen Bojanowski, to the team. Launching year three of its program, Challenge Detroit is an urban revitalization project bringing innovative leaders to the city to live, work, play, give and...

  • Sixteen Brooks Kushman Attorneys Named 2014 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
    Monday, September 08, 2014

    SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Brooks Kushman is proud to announce that several of the firm`s attorneys have been named to the 2014 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars list for their work in intellectual property law. The annual listing honors outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a...

  • Angileri Discusses First-Sale Doctrine and the Impact on Manufacturers for Inside Counsel
    Monday, November 01, 2010

    “The Nine:  Costco v. Omega”Inside Counsel MagazineNovember 1, 2010 – Frank A. Angileri, litigation shareholder at Brooks Kushman was interviewed by Inside Counsel magazine regarding the U.S. Supreme Court copyright case, Costco v. Omega.  The article discusses whether the first-sale doctrine applies to imported goods manufactured abroad.Angileri notes, “A lot...

      • Second Quarter Supreme Court and Federal Circuit IP Review
        Wednesday, June 20, 2018

        At the end of each quarter, we review significant appellate decisions during the quarter that will have the greatest impact on Intellectual Property law and practice. Watch this video to hear BK attorneys discuss the practical implications of multiple important recent rulings from the Supreme Court and the Federal Circuit,...

      • SAS And Oil States: How New Supreme Court Rulings Will Change Post-Grant Strategy
        Tuesday, May 01, 2018

        The Supreme Court’s recent decisions in SAS and Oil States mark a milestone in the evolution of AIA post grant proceedings. Although the Court affirmed the constitutionality of USPTO administrative review of issued patents, the Court also signaled that AIA trial procedures must adhere closely to the statutory framework. As...

      • Quarterly Review - Intellectual Property Impact
        Monday, March 27, 2017

        At the end of each quarter, the speakers will review the appellate decisions during the quarter that will have the greatest impact on Intellectual Property law. Since the last quarterly webinar, the Supreme Court and Federal Circuit have issued several significant IP rulings, including decisions that will affect on-going discussions concerning...

      • Second Quarter 2016 Supreme Court and Federal Circuit Update
        Tuesday, September 20, 2016

        Brooks Kushman Shareholders Frank Angileri and Marc Lorelli discuss several recent Court decisions that will have the greatest impact on intellectual property law. During the second quarter of 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court and Federal Circuit issued several significant IP rulings, including decisions that will affect on-going discussions concerning important...

        Featured, “Federal Judge Shortages Take Toll on Business Litigation,” Bloomberg BNA, August 2016

        Featured, “Ford Wins More Hybrid Vehicle Patent Appeal Board Reviews,” Law360, November 2015

        Featured, “USPTO Rules For Ford In Dispute Over Hybrid Vehicle Tech,” Law360, September 2015

        Featured, “Stakeholders Provide Suggestions to Prepare for Changes in Practice After Patent Reform,” BNA – Patent, Trademark & Copyright Law Daily, September 2011

        Featured, “Nine Supreme Court Cases In-House Counsel Should Be Watching,” Inside Counsel, November 2010

        Quoted, “Redrawing the Drawing Board:  Patent Attorneys Gear Up for Major Changes,” Michigan Lawyers Weekly, September 2011

        Quoted, “Stakeholders Provide Suggestions to Prepare for Changes in Practice After Patent Reform,” BNA – Patent, Trademark & Copyright Law Daily, September 2011

        Quoted, “Something Fierce:  Legal Departments Confront Today’s Rough-and-Tumble IP Arena,” Inside Counsel, January 2011

        Quoted, “The Nine:  Copyright – Costco v. Omega,” Inside Counsel, November 2010

        Panelist, “IAM Boardroom: PTAB,” Intellectual Asset Management, Chicago, IL, May 2018

        Panelist, “Ex Parte and Inter Partes Patent Appeals Concerning Obviousness” The Intersection of the PTO Practice and the Courts, Federal Circuit Bar Association, April 2017

        Panelist, IP in the Auto Industry Conference, May 2016

        Speaker, Inside Counsel Super Conference, May 2015

        Panelist, “6 Mistakes Start-Ups Commonly Make,” Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition, November 2014

        Speaker, “Enforcement of Trademark Rights,” Federal Bar Association Law Clerk Program, October 2011

        Moderator, “Acquire, Enforce & Defend Global Intellectual Property,” Crain’s General & In-House Counsel Summit, May 2011