Nivita Beri Promoted to Partner at Fishman Stewart PLLC

Bloomfield Hills, MI, United States -- January 21, 2016  Fishman Stewart PLLC is pleased to announce that Nivita Beri has been named as a partner of the firm. “Nivita is a valuable member of our Trademark Team,” said Michael Fishman. “I am very pleased to have her as a partner of our firm.” Nivita Beri focuses her practice on domestic and international trademark prosecution, unfair … [Read more...]

Michael T. Fluhler Promoted to Partner at Fishman Stewart PLLC

Bloomfield Hills, MI, United States -- January 19, 2016 -- Fishman Stewart PLLC is pleased to announce that Michael T. Fluhler has been named as a partner of the firm. “We are very happy to announce this well-deserved promotion for Michael Fluhler,” said Michael Stewart, founding partner. “The wealth of practical experience that Michael brings to the firm including his specialized real-world … [Read more...]

Michael T. Fluhler Honored as a 2015 Up & Coming Lawyer by Michigan Lawyers Weekly

Fishman Stewart is pleased to announce that Michael Fluhler was named a Michigan Lawyers Weekly “Up & Coming Lawyer.” The award luncheon was held at the Detroit Marriott in Troy on December 17th to celebrate the members of the 2015 class. According to Michigan Lawyers Weekly, Up and Coming Lawyers honor recipients are "legal practitioners who are establishing a name for themselves, go above … [Read more...]

Barbara Mandell and Melissa Atherton Successful in a UDRP Arbitration Against Serial Cybersquatter on behalf Jet’s America (Jet’s Pizza)

The on line ordering coordinator for Jet’s America (Jet’s Pizza) noticed something fishy when she typed the words into her browser: she was redirected to the ordering page for Pizza Hut.  What was going on? That’s when she contacted Attorney Barbara Mandell for help. Fishman Stewart Attorneys Barb Mandell and  Melissa Atherton agreed that it was unlikely that Pizza Hut itself … [Read more...]

Michael D. Fishman and Michael B. Stewart Named Dbusiness Top Lawyers for 2016

Michael D. Fishman and Michael B. Stewart, both founding partners with Fishman Stewart Yamaguchi PLLC have been selected by their peers for inclusion in Dbusiness' Top Lawyers 2016. Dbusiness polled 19,000 attorneys in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw, and Livingston counties. Each attorney was asked to nominate lawyers among 48 legal specialties. Fishman and Stewart both have been selected as … [Read more...]

Michael B. Stewart Discusses Pro-Bono Assistance for Applicants at the USPTO Office in Detroit

Michael Stewart recently lectured on “Pro-Bono Assistance for Applicants” at the Elijah J. McCoy United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in Detroit.  The Saturday Seminar was held on October 17, 2015.  Michael Stewart joined representatives from the Detroit satellite office and the USPTO in Alexandria, Va., who were on hand to conduct an all-day workshop for inventors and … [Read more...]

Fishman Stewart Yamaguchi Mourns the Passing of Partner Carl Schaukowitch

In Remembrance: Carl Schaukowitch It is with heavy hearts that we report the passing of Attorney Carl Schaukowitch on Thursday, October 22, 2015. Carl was a partner in our Washington, DC office. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University College in 1973 and a Juris Doctor from the University of Denver College of Law in 1980. In addition, … [Read more...]

Doug LaLone to Speak at ACG’s Middle Market Summit

Partner Doug LaLone serves as the current president of ACG Detroit.  Doug will lead the Closing Remarks and Q&A Session at ACG's Middle Market Voice summit on Thursday, October 15, 2015. The summit will be held at The Country Club of Lansing from 8:00 am to 11:30 am. Michigan Lieutenant Governor, Brian Calley will be the Keynote Speaker.  Attendance is complimentary. For more information … [Read more...]

Michael Fluhler will Instruct “IP Business Basics 101: MAKING MONEY THROUGH IP DEALS – An Introduction to What and How IP Works for Business” at the LES Annual Meeting

Attorney Michael T. Fluhler will serve as an instructor for the Licensing Executives Society (LES) on Sunday, October 25, 2015 at the Annual Meeting in New York.   Michael will be teaching “IP Business Basics 101: Making Money Through IP Deals – An Introduction to What and How IP Works for Business.” This one-day, deal-centric course has been designed by experienced LES executives for business … [Read more...]

Doug LaLone Elected President of ACG Detroit

The Detroit Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth has elected Fishman Stewart Yamaguchi Partner Doug LaLone, as its new president effective September 1, 2015. LaLone serves as the chair of the firm’s strategic intellectual property practice in Bloomfield Hills.  He will replace Rob Dutkiewicz, a partner with the Southfield-based accounting firm of Clayton & McKervey PC. Prior to … [Read more...]