Fishman Stewart Attorney Melissa R. Atherton Elected as Partner

Fishman Stewart PLLC is pleased to announce that Melissa R. Atherton has been elevated from associate attorney to partner.  Melissa is an accomplished trademark attorney with eight years of experience at Fishman Stewart.  Melissa joined the firm in 2011 as a law clerk. She was promptly named an associate attorney in 2012.  Melissa focuses her practice on a wide range of intellectual property … [Read more...]

Fishman Stewart Partner Michael Stewart to speak on “War Stories in Dealmaking, Innovation and Intellectual Property” at the LES Michigan Chapter Event on March 18, 2019

Michael Stewart will join other Detroit area intellectual property professionals at Big Rock Chophouse in Birmingham, MI on Monday, March 18, 6:00-8:00 pm.  Fishman Stewart Partner Michael Fluhler will serve as the discussion moderator for the LES Michigan Chapter networking event.  The highly interactive event will be an evening of networking and entertainment with industry leaders … [Read more...]

Fishman Stewart Selected as a 2019 Michigan Venture Capital Association (MVCA) Service Provider Member

Fishman Stewart MVCA Members: (left to right) Michael Fluhler, Michael Stewart, Melissa Atherton, and Douglas LaLone Fishman Stewart PLLC is proud to be a 2019 Bronze Service Provider Member of the Michigan Venture Capital Association (MVCA). Each year, the MVCA Membership Committee and MVCA Board of Directors extends a very limited number of invitations to a carefully curated selection of … [Read more...]

Fishman Stewart Partner John Guenther Named Animal Friendly Attorney

John Guenther with one of his many family pets, "Teddy" Fishman Stewart is proud to congratulate Partner John P. Guenther on recently being named to the first class of Animal Friendly Attorneys™ by Attorneys for Animals, Inc. (AfA). AfA is an organization of Michigan lawyers, law school graduates, law students, certified legal assistants and others who believe that the legal … [Read more...]

Fishman Stewart Attorney Michael B. Comeau Elected as Partner

Michael Comeau Fishman Stewart is pleased to announce that Michael B. Comeau has been elevated from associate to partner at the firm.  Michael joined Fishman Stewart in 2017 as an associate attorney. He focuses his practice on all aspects of the procurement, management, and enforcement of intellectual property rights. Michael was on the executive board of the Michigan Intellectual … [Read more...]

Melissa Atherton selected as member of the 2019 Oakland County Executive’s Elite 40 Under 40 class

Melissa Atherton We are very pleased to share that Fishman Attorney Melissa Atherton has been selected as a member of the 2019 Oakland County Executive’s Elite 40 Under 40 class, one of 40 individuals recognized by Oakland County for their innovation, talent, and leadership! Nearly 250 applications and nominations were reviewed by an independent panel of judges. Congratulations, … [Read more...]

Fishman Stewart Ranked as First Tier 2019 “Best Law Firms” in Three Practice Areas

Bloomfield Hills, MI, United States, November 16, 2018 – Fishman Stewart PLLC is proud to announce that the firm has been named a Tier 1 Regional “Best Law Firm” in three practice areas by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® in 2019. Fishman Stewart is listed as a Tier 1 law firm in the following areas: Regional rankings: Tier 1 in Litigation - Patent  Tier 1 in Patent Law Tier 1 in Trademark … [Read more...]

Four Fishman Stewart Attorneys Named 2019 “Top Lawyers”

Bloomfield Hills, MI., November 13, 2018, --- Fishman Stewart PLLC, a leading national intellectual property law firm, is pleased to announce that Fishman Stewart Attorneys Melissa Atherton, Michael Fishman, Barbara Mandell, and Michael Stewart have been named as “Top Lawyers” by Detroit’s Dbusiness magazine. The 2019 Top Lawyers were selected based on a peer-review survey of 19,000 … [Read more...]

Fishman Stewart is a proud sponsor of ESD’s TechCentury Student Writing Contest

Fishman Stewart PLLC is proud to sponsor a $1,000 scholarship for the winner of The Engineering Society of Detroit (ESD) TechCentury Student Writing Contest.  Partner Michael B. Stewart is a member of the Engineering Society of Detroit Editorial Board.  In an effort to promote and engage student voices and ideas about the profession of engineering, the ESD TechCentury magazine Engineering Student … [Read more...]

Michael Stewart to Serve as Panelist at the Intellectual Property Essentials Panel & Discussion at Washtenaw Community College

Washtenaw Community College (WCC) is hosting a free Intellectual Property Essentials Panel & Discussion on Thursday, September 27, 6:00 - 7:30 PM.  The IP event is co-hosted by the Business and Computer Technologies Division and the Entrepreneurship Center at WCC. A panel of intellectual property attorneys, including Michael B. Stewart of Fishman Stewart, and a representative from University … [Read more...]