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Fishman Stewart managing partner Michael Stewart again recognized among the world’s best patent professionals in IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2023

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Troy, Mich.—July 6, 2023—Intellectual property law firm Fishman Stewart PLLC is pleased to announce managing partner Michael B. Stewart has again been included in the IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals – 2023. The annual guide, now in its 12th year, is considered a definitive resource of world-class, private practice patent professionals and law firms, and leading expert witnesses in the United States.

Stewart is described in the guide as “…a seasoned attorney with an international outlook, which gives him a keen eye for commercialization opportunities,” and is listed ‘recommended’ in both patent litigation and patent prosecution. As co-founder of Fishman Stewart and master’s level engineer, Stewart is a valued strategic adviser to CEOs and senior executives across the globe. He develops IP management strategies for U.S. and foreign-based companies, from middle market to Fortune 500, to safeguard their business assets throughout the world. He has substantial experience managing, administering and conducting worldwide projects involving updating ownership records of large intellectual property portfolios and applies a comprehensive, cross-disciplinary approach to maximize the scope of intellectual property protection and beneficial usage. His litigation experience includes both trials and oral arguments before the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and he is admitted before the United States Supreme Court.

Regarding Fishman Stewart’s firm capabilities, the annual IAM patent guide offered, “With an abundance of technical talent and real-world experience, the group at Fishman Stewart design creative and perceptive strategies to achieve the full scope of patent protection.”

As with prior editions, IAM undertook five months of meticulous, qualitative research to identify outstanding firms and individuals across multiple jurisdictions to arrive at the 2023 rankings. Factors such as depth of knowledge, market presence, and the level of work on which they are typically instructed were all taken into account—in addition to positive peer and client feedback.

About Fishman Stewart PLLC

Fishman Stewart helps turn client creativity into valuable intellectual capital. Since its founding in 1996, the firm has obtained tens of thousands of patents and trademark registrations and represented clients in hundreds of cases in Federal Court. As strategic advisers to CEOs and senior executives, Fishman Stewart attorneys develop IP management strategies for U.S. and foreign-based companies to safeguard their business assets throughout the world. To discover how Fishman Stewart leverages intellectual property to effectively increase enterprise value, visit