Area of Focus | Automotive



With automotive-related and mobility technologies evolving at the speed of light, and with the industry on the verge of an autonomous vehicle revolution, protecting and defending intellectual property rights is a top priority for all original equipment manufacturers and suppliers, as well as for emerging entrants into the industry. To survive and thrive in our fast-paced global marketplace, automotive businesses need partners - like Brinks Gilson & Lione - with in-depth industry knowledge and a strong technical background, combined with the business and legal acumen to skillfully protect invaluable assets necessary to compete in an increasingly crowded sector.

Headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the home of the University of Michigan and the world’s foremost autonomous vehicle test facility, Brinks’ Automotive Practice Group is strategically positioned at the epicenter of the U.S. automotive industry. Attorneys from Brinks’ Automotive Practice Group, working from the firm’s numerous office locations, offer comprehensive and thought-leading counsel on intellectual property litigation, patent, licensing, trademark, copyright, and trade secret issues involving nearly every major system associated with a vehicle.

Many of our attorneys have extensive past experience working for automotive manufacturers, including OEMs and suppliers. This experience helps Brinks’ Automotive Practice Group understand the importance of practical advice, efficiency and creative problem solving, all with a close eye on the automotive market and future of the industry.

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