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

 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 PartesReview 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:
Brooks Kushman P.C. is a leading intellectual property (IP) and technology law firm with offices in Michigan and California, representing clients nationally and internationally. The firm has more than 90 intellectual property professionals specializing in various technical disciplines. Brooks Kushman has a reputation for providing leading IP strategy and counseling with a focus on the business objectives of its clients and represents clients across many industries with respect to protection, enforcement and monetization of IP, including patents, trademarks, copyright and trade secrets.

Brooks Kushman counts a number of Fortune 100 companies across a variety of industries among its clients. The firm is recognized by a number of leading legal publications and rankings, including Corporate Counsel magazine, U.S. News & World Report, IP Law & Business magazine and the organization. For more information, please visit

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