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Michael P. Comeau Associate

Tel (248) 593-3310
Fax (248) 594-0610

Practice Areas

Education

DePaul University College of Law

  • J.D.

DePaul University

  • M.B.A., with Distinction

University of Michigan

  • B.S.E. in Electrical Engineering with minors in Mathematics and Economics

Admitted

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan

Organizations & Affiliations

Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association, Executive Board Member

American Bar Association

Cases

Health New England, Inc. v. Trinity Health Corporation (trademark infringement, preliminary injunction motion denied)

Adrian Steel v. Knapheide (patent infringement, settlement reached)

OldCastle Building Envelope v. BNP Media II, LLC (trademark infringement, settlement reached)

Michael Comeau’s practice includes all aspects of the procurement, management, and enforcement of intellectual property rights.

Michael’s patent work has included a variety of technologies, such as aerospace components, medical devices, automotive seating, automotive electronics, electrical sensor and safety systems, superchargers, differentials, fueling systems, plastic containers, automotive interior components, engine controllers, engine testing equipment, digital shearography and image processing, manufacturing equipment, aluminum fencing, cellular communications, and software, among others.

He has helped resolve a wide range of trademark and copyright disputes for various clients, including healthcare, media, real estate, and banking companies, among others. Michael has also worked on a number of corporate transactions, conducting due diligence and reviewing purchase agreements involving tens of millions of dollars.

Michael has been on the executive board of the Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association since 2014 and served as a committee chairperson in 2013.

Prior to joining Fishman Stewart, Michael was an associate in the intellectual property group of an AmLaw 200 law firm.

Mr. Comeau received his B.S.E. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan, with minors in Mathematics and Economics. Mr. Comeau worked for several years as a manufacturing and electrical engineering intern while completing his degree. While in law school, Mr. Comeau earned a certificate in patent law and worked at DePaul’s Technology and Intellectual Property Law Clinic. In addition, Mr. Comeau and his law school team won the Intellectual Property Transactional LawMeet and received the award for best term sheet.

Mr. Comeau also received his MBA with distinction and a concentration in Finance from DePaul’s Kellstadt Graduate School of Business.