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Hope V. Shovein

Trademark & Brand Management

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Hope Shovein focuses her practice on the procurement and enforcement of trademark rights. Hope`s work encompasses trademark clearance searches and opinions, prosecuting trademark applications, managing domestic and international trademark portfolios, drafting and negotiating agreements, preparing and responding to cease and desist letters, and representing clients...

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Hope Shovein focuses her practice on the procurement and enforcement of trademark rights. Hope`s work encompasses trademark clearance searches and opinions, prosecuting trademark applications, managing domestic and international trademark portfolios, drafting and negotiating agreements, preparing and responding to cease and desist letters, and representing clients in opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, as well as litigation.

Hope specializes in helping clients enforce their rights in any medium, including the unauthorized use of trademarks and copyright protected material in website content, online ads, spam, social media, online marketplaces and auction sites. She handles notice and takedown complaints under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and has successfully represented clients in arbitration proceedings under ICANN`s Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy and other alternative dispute resolution policies. Hope also has experience with administrative agencies such as the FDA and CPSC with respect to product review and clearance.

Prior to joining Brooks Kushman, Hope worked in the intellectual property department of a major automotive company, where she gained a valuable background in domestic and international trademark law. Hope`s in-house legal experience has given her valuable perspective into providing clients with cost-effective and targeted legal service. She uses this perspective to assist clients across a range of industries on intellectual property matters.

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Education

J.D., University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, cum laude, Law Review, Frank Murphy Honor Society

B.A., Michigan State University

Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE), Technology Law & Training Advisory Board, Member

State Bar of Michigan Intellectual Property Law Section
2017 – 2018 Chair

State Bar of Michigan Board of Commissioners
2012 – 2015 Commissioner

State Bar of Michigan Young Lawyers Section
Chair (2013-2014), Chair-Elect (2012-2013), Vice-Chair (2011-2012), Executive Council Member (2007-2011)

International Trademark Association (INTA), Impact Studies Committee

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan

“Women in the Law,” Michigan Lawyers Weekly, 2016

Michigan Super Lawyers, Intellectual Property, 2013 – 2018

“Rising Star,” Michigan Super Lawyers, Intellectual Property, 2011-2012

“Top Lawyer,” DBusiness Magazine, 2011-2013, 2016

“Up & Coming Lawyer,” Michigan Lawyers Weekly, 2010

  • Five Brooks Kushman Shareholders Recognized As Trademark Leaders, Firm Earns Gold Honor In World Trademark Review 1000 Listing
    Monday, February 04, 2019

    SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Brooks Kushman has been recognized as a gold-standard trademark firm for the fifth consecutive year by Intellectual Asset Management’s (IAM) annual World Trademark Review 1000. Of the Michigan firms listed in the directory, Brooks Kushman is once again the only firm listed as a gold-standard trademark firm. The guide recognizes the world’s top...

  • David Berry Receives Michigan State Bar Excellence in IP Award
    Monday, October 29, 2018

    SOUTHFIELD, Mich. –Brooks Kushman is pleased to announce that attorney David Berry was recently honored by the State Bar of Michigan Intellectual Property Law Section with the 2018 State Bar of Michigan IP Section Excellence in Intellectual Property Award. This award is given to a single individual each year who has...

  • 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...

  • Five Brooks Kushman Shareholders Recognized as Trademark Leaders, Firm Earns Gold Honor in World Trademark Review 1000 Listing
    Thursday, January 25, 2018

    SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Brooks Kushman has once again been recognized as a gold-standard trademark firm for the fourth consecutive year by Intellectual Asset Management’s (IAM) annual World Trademark Review 1000, a guide that recognizes the world’s top trademark law firms and practitioners in key jurisdictions. Of the Michigan firms listed...

  • Two Brooks Kushman Attorneys Named to INTA Committees
    Tuesday, November 28, 2017

    SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Brooks Kushman attorneys Hope V. Shovein  and Jennifer K. Ziegler have been chosen to serve two-year terms on International Trademark Association (INTA) committees. Their committees are: Hope Shovein – Impact Studies Committee In this role, Shovein will help coordinate the creation of research projects and studies that support INTA's policy and...

  • 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...

  • Brooks Kushman Attorney Elected State Bar IP Chair
    Tuesday, July 25, 2017

    Southfield, Mich. –Brooks Kushman Senior Attorney Hope Shovein has been named Chair of the State Bar of Michigan Intellectual Property Law Section at the 43rd Annual Intellectual Property Law Institute, which ran from July 20-22, 2017 at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island. Brooks Kushman Of Counsel David Berry is the outgoing...

  • Hope Shovein Recognized as LMG Rising Star
    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Brooks Kushman is pleased to announce that Senior Attorney Hope Shovein has been listed in Legal Media Group’s (LMG) 2017 Rising Star guide as an expert in Trademark Law. The guide focuses on individuals considered to be the best in their respective fields. To be included in the guide,...

  • Walk MS in Detroit, MI Exceeds Fundraising Goal
    Monday, May 22, 2017

    SOUTHFIELD, Mich.—This May, Brooks Kushman participated in the Walk MS in Detroit, MI: Detroit 2017 benefitting the National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society. The walk focuses on building awareness of MS while fueling the advancements towards finding a cure. With the help of Brooks Kushman attorneys and staff, and the support...

  • Brooks Kushman Hosts Workshop For Girl Scouts
    Thursday, April 06, 2017

    SOUTHFIELD, Mich. –  Brooks Kushman  recently held an event for Cadettes of the Girl Scouts of Southeast Michigan (GSSEM) to help them earn their IP Patch in partnership with Intellectual Property Owners Educational Foundation and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The event took place at the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s (USPTO) Regional Outreach Center, located at...

  • 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 Attorney Named Among 2016 “Women in the Law” By Michigan Lawyers Weekly
    Tuesday, August 09, 2016

    Southfield, Mich. – Brooks Kushman is pleased to announce Hope Shovein has been named among Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s “Women in the Law.” This award recognizes 30 women in Michigan’s legal community for their commitment to excellence in the practice of law, leadership in the profession, mentoring and dedication to volunteerism...

  • Brooks Kushman Attorneys Elected State Bar IP Section Officers
    Monday, July 25, 2016

    Southfield, Mich. –Brooks Kushman attorneys David C. Berry and Hope Shovein have been elected to serve one-year terms as Chair and Chair-Elect, respectively, of the State Bar of Michigan Intellectual Property Law Section. The election took place on Saturday, July 23, 2016 at the section’s annual meeting at the Grand Hotel on...

  • Brooks Kushman Attorneys Named to INTA Committees
    Tuesday, September 29, 2015

    Southfield, Mich. –Brooks Kushman attorneys Jennifer K. Ziegler, Hope V. Shovein, Laura E. Schwartz, David C. Berry and Anna K. Heinl have been chosen to serve two-year terms on International Trademark Association (INTA) committees. Their committees are: Jennifer Ziegler – UNREAL Campaign Committee (Educational campaign educating teens on the dangers of counterfeits.) Hope...

  • 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 Hosts Women in IP Global Networking Event
    Thursday, May 14, 2015

    SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Brooks Kushman, Michigan’s largest intellectual property (IP) law firm, will host the American Intellectual Property Law Association’s (AIPLA) 2015 Cross-Country Women in IP Networking Event for the Detroit region. This is the fourth year that Brooks Kushman will host the event, which will take place May 21 from 6-9 p.m. at MEX...

  • 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...

  • Hope Shovein Elected Chair of the Young Lawyers Section of the State Bar of Michigan
    Monday, October 07, 2013

    SOUTHFIELD, MI - Brooks Kushman attorney Hope Shovein has been elected chair of the Young Lawyers Section of the State Bar of Michigan for the 2013-2014 term. The Young Lawyers Section provides education and information about issues of concern through meetings, seminars, a website, public service programs and a newsletter. Founded...

  • Brooks Kushman to Host Women in IP Law Networking Event at The Rattlesnake Club in Detroit
    Tuesday, May 14, 2013

    Local event is part of AIPLA`s nationwide women in IP law networking event spanning 31 cities  SOUTHFIELD, Mich., – To support and foster the growth of women in the intellectual property (IP) field, Brooks Kushman P.C., the largest IP firm in Michigan, is hosting the American Intellectual Property Law Association`s (AIPLA)...

  • Twelve Brooks Kushman Attorneys Selected as DBusiness “Top Lawyers” for 2013
    Tuesday, October 16, 2012

    Southfield, Mich., October 16, 2012 – Intellectual property law firm Brooks Kushman P.C. is proud to announce that 12 of the firm`s attorneys have been recognized as “2013 Top Lawyers” by DBusiness magazine. The annual list honors the top attorneys in the metro Detroit area in various areas of practice....

  • Brooks Kushman To Host Detroit Event for Women in Intellectual Property as part of AIPLA International Women`s Networking Event May 2
    Tuesday, May 01, 2012

    Southfield, Mich., May 1, 2012 – Intellectual property law firm Brooks Kushman P.C. is pleased to host the Detroit regional meeting for the 2012 American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) Cross-Country Women in IP Networking Event.  The event will be held simultaneously on May 2, 2012 in key markets throughout...

  • Brooks Kushman Win Makes LexisNexis' Top 10 Trademark Victories
    Thursday, February 16, 2012

    LexisNexisThe Copyright & Trademark Law Community Staff at LexisNexis, have ranked Brooks Kushman's win on behalf of client, Double L, Inc., number two on the "Top 10 Trademark Cases for the Month of January 2012."  The lawsuit was Lucky's Detroit, LLC v. Double L, Inc., Case No. 09-14622, U.S. District Court...

  • Brooks Kushman Successfully Defends “LUCKY'S” Trademarks for Client Double L Inc.
    Wednesday, February 15, 2012

    Southfield, Mich., February 15, 2012 – Michigan intellectual property law firm Brooks Kushman P.C. successfully protected the “LUCKY`S” trademarks owned and registered by client Double L Inc., which operates five restaurants throughout Michigan under its “LUCKY`S” trademarks, in litigation brought by Lucky`s Detroit, LLC, over use of the “LUCKY`S” brand...

  • Brooks Kushman Trademark Attorneys Appointed to International Trademark Association Committees
    Tuesday, January 03, 2012

    Several attorneys selected by global intellectual property association for 2012-2013 term Southfield, Mich., January 3, 2012 – Michigan intellectual property law firm Brooks Kushman P.C. is proud to announce several attorneys have been named to International Trademark Association (INTA) committees for the upcoming 2012-2013 term.  This recognition by one of the most influential intellectual...

  • Brooks Kushman Attorneys Honored by Michigan Super Lawyers in Intellectual Property
    Monday, November 07, 2011

    Southfield, Mich., November 7, 2011 – Michigan 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. ...

  • Three Brooks Kushman Lawyers Named to ‘Top Lawyers 2011` List
    Monday, March 14, 2011

    Listing recognizes the leading Metro Detroit lawyers based on peer evaluations SOUTHFIELD, Mich., March 14, 2011 – Based on thousands of peer-reviewed surveys, three Brooks Kushman lawyers were named to DBusiness magazine`s “Top Lawyers 2011” list. Firm President Mark A. Cantor, Shareholder Frank A. Angileri and Associate Hope V. Shovein all...

  • Brooks Kushman's Shovein Honored as “Up & Coming Lawyer”
    Wednesday, November 10, 2010

    Third consecutive Brooks Kushman attorney honored for professional accomplishments SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Nov. 10, 2010 – As a result of her leadership, professional accomplishments and involvement in industry organizations, Brooks Kushman PC`s Hope V. Shovein has been named an “Up & Coming Lawyer” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. Shovein`s appointment marks the...

  • Women Helping Women
    Tuesday, May 12, 2009

    Oakland County Legal News On Thursday, April 30th, Brooks Kushman hosted its inaugural "Women Helping Women" networking event at the Susanne Hilberry Gallery in Ferndale to aid the endeavors of two local charities: Jackets for Job and Simon House. The event not only supported women-owned businesses (it was held at a...

  • Brooks Kushman Stomps on Multiple Sclerosis: Honored by Multiple Sclerosis Society for Fundraising Efforts
    Monday, November 24, 2008

    A team from Brooks Kushman P.C., a leading intellectual property and technology law firm, recently received a Silver Award for fundraising efforts on behalf of the National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society, Michigan Chapter, during the organization`s 2008 Annual Meeting and Recognition Luncheon. The team raised nearly $7,000, which will help...

  • International Trademark Association Committee Appointment
    Tuesday, October 11, 2005

    Hope Shovein has been appointed to the International Trademark Association's Legislation and Regulation Committee as a member of the U.S. Legislation Subcommittee.

    Featured, “Intellectual property law is hashing things out,” Michigan Lawyers Weekly, February 2016

    Featured, “2013 Super Lawyers List,” Super Lawyer, September 2013

    Featured, “Intellectual Property Law is Hashing Things Out,” Michigan Lawyers Weekly, February 2016

    Co-Author, “Hey, What’s the Big Idea?! Why Estate Planners Need to Understand the Basics of Intellectual Property,” Michigan Probate and Estate Planning Journal, Winter 2014

    Author, “Trademarks in the Internet Age: Use of Trademarks by Search Engine Ad Programs,” Michigan Lawyers Weekly, October 2007

    Author, “U.S. Entry into the Madrid Protocol: Time to Re-evaluate Your Trademark Portfolio?” 10 No. 4 Andrews Intellectual Property Litigation Rep. 14, July 2003

    Moderator and Speaker, “Basic Trademark and Patent Practice for Lawyers and Paralegals,” Institute of Continuing Legal Education, The State Bar of Michigan Intellectual Property Section, October 2017

    Moderator, “42nd Annual Intellectual Property Law Institute,” Institute of Continuing Legal Education, July 2016

    Co-Presenter, “Intellectual Property Strategies,” Automation Alley Entrepreneur Law Seminar, October 2015

    Panelist, “Digital marketing as an asset for your brand?” Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) Luxury Brand & Retail Forum, September 2015

    Presenter, “12 Intellectual Property Mistakes & How to Avoid Them,” Brooks Kushman Lunch & Learn, November 2013

    Speaker, “Online Trade-Mark and Copyright Infringement in Today’s Virtual World,” Intellectual Property Institute of Canada, 87th Annual Meeting, September 2013

    Speaker, “Brand Management on the Internet,” Center for International Legal Studies (CILS), January 2013

    Panelist, “Careers in Intellectual Property,” Michigan State University College of Law, November 2010

    Panelist, Roundtable Discussion with Law Students, Intellectual Property Law Spring Seminar, March 2009 & 2010

    Co-presenter, “Preparing to Practice Intellectual Property Law,” University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, January 2008

    Co-presenter, “Trademark and Trade Dress Fundamentals,” presentation on behalf of the Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association to members of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, January 2006