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Michael B. Comeau Partner

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

Practice Areas


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


  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • State Bar of Michigan (2012)

Organizations & Affiliations

Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association – Executive Board Member

American Bar Association


Michigan Super Lawyers – Rising Stars, 2019

Up & Coming Lawyers – Michigan Lawyers Weekly, 2017

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 was on the executive board of the Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association (MIPLA) for several years and has been a member of the Michigan IP Inn of Court since 2015.

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

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

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


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