Trademark Associate – Brooks Kushman P.C.


Brooks Kushman, a full-service intellectual property firm, is seeking an experienced Trademark Attorney to join our growing team in Southfield, MI. The candidate will be involved in all aspects of the firm’s trademark practice and work with a team of attorneys to manage international trademark portfolios. He/she will work in a team based environment with several other attorneys on the management of U.S. and foreign trademark portfolios for large corporations.

Brooks Kushman is committed to attracting talented and creative professionals to join our growing practice. We are recognized in Michigan as one of the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For and a Top Workplace by the Detroit Free Press. We have earned this recognition by recruiting and retaining professionals that continue to build their career at the firm.

Responsibilities: The ideal candidate will have well-developed skills in U.S. and international trademark clearance, counseling, prosecution and enforcement. Experience with the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, international disputes, Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy, IP transactions, advertising, marketing and promotions matters, copyright issues, domain name, social media and internet issues is a plus. This position will require direct contact and coordination with overseas associates.

Requirements: The ideal candidate must think creatively and be an avid problem-solver. 3-7 years of experience with trademarks and brand protection is preferred. The ideal candidate will have experience in all aspects of dealing with the U.S. Trademark Office in connection with trademark matters. Knowledge of researching acceptable identification of goods/services, writing prosecution arguments, and dealing with US examiners is essential.

Candidates must also have excellent academic credentials, good analytical skills, strong written and oral communications skills, ability to work well in a team based environment, prioritize workflow, meet demanding deadlines, and manage multi-dimensional projects in a fast-paced environment.

Brooks Kushman P.C. is an equal opportunity employer.

If interested, please send your resume to

Ryan Pasquali
Brooks Kushman P.C.
1000 Town Center, 22nd Floor
Southfield, MI 48075
Phone: (248) 258-4400

Expires on - 09/20/2017