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Patent Attorney Thomas M. Szymanski Joins Darrow Mustafa P.C.
Northville, Michigan August 15, 2016 - Darrow Mustafa P.C. is happy to announce that patent attorney Thomas M. Szymanski has joined Darrow Mustafa PC. Mr. Szymanski received a Juris Doctorate from University of Akron School of Law in 2010 and his Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from Case Western Reserve University in 2003. Before going into private practice eight years ago, Mr. Szymanski was a Patent Examiner with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Patent Attorney Kevin L. Smith Joins Darrow Mustafa P.C.
Northville, Michigan March 28, 2016 - Darrow Mustafa P.C. is happy to announce that patent attorney Kevin L. Smith has joined Darrow Mustafa PC. Mr. Smith received a Juris Doctorate from Baylor University School of Law in 1994 and his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Texas A&M University in 1988. Mr Smith was the Managing Editor of the Baylor Law Review. He has worked as an in-house patent attorney at Nortel Networks as well as at well-known Texas law firms. He also worked as a software engineer before going to law school.
Patent Attorney Joseph Funston Joins Darrow Mustafa P.C.
Northville, Michigan March 21, 2016 - Darrow Mustafa P.C. is happy to announce that patent attorney Joseph Funston III has joined Darrow Mustafa PC. Mr. Funston received a Juris Doctorate from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law in 2010 and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering with honors from Michigan State University. Mr. Funston is a Captain in the United States Air Force Reserves (JAG). Mr. Funston was a software engineer before going to law school.
Darrow Mustafa PC hires new law clerk.
Northville, Michigan January 6, 2015 - Darrow Mustafa P.C. is happy to announce that Dr. Joseph Nunez, Ph.D. has been hired as a law clerk. Dr. Nunez is a second year law student at Wayne State University Law School. Dr. Nunez received his Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Illinois and previously served as a professor at Michigan State University. Dr. Nunez will assist in procuring patents on important inventions and be trained to become an excellent patent attorney.
Darrow Mustafa PC Sponsors Skeleton for "The Skeletons are Alive in Northville"
Northville, Michigan October 2, 2015 - Great Scott! Darrow Mustafa PC honors the 30th Anniversary of the classic film "Back to the Future" by sponsoring a Doc Brown themed skeleton joined by none other than Marty McFly. Visit the skeleton in-person near the fountain in the Northville Town Square, just steps from the firm's new office.
Darrow Mustafa PC Attorney Mark Zylka Admitted to State Bar of Michigan
Detroit, Michigan July 22 2015 - Darrow Mustafa PC would like to congratulate Mark Zylka on being admitted to the bar for the State of Michigan today. Mr. Zylka is now admitted to practice law by the State of Florida, the State of Michigan, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. The motion for his admission to the Michigan State bar was presented in front of Chief Judge Colombo of the Third Circuit Court by fellow Darrow Mustafa PC attorney Ryan Carnago.
Darrow Mustafa PC Attorney Christopher G. Darrow Appointed as “Special Master” in Two Complex Automotive Patent Infringement Cases
Detroit, Michigan July 16, 2015 – Patent attorney Christopher G. Darrow has been appointed a “Special Master” in two complex patent infringement cases dealing multiple automotive technologies by the Honorable Mark A. Goldsmith of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan (Signal IP, Inc. v. Ford Motor Company and Signal IP, Inc. v. Fiat USA, Inc.). In his role as a Special Master, Mr. Darrow will assist in claim construction and other issues in the case.
Mr. Darrow practices in the areas of patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret law. Mr. Darrow previously served as a law clerk to the Honorable Paul D. Borman in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.
Mr. Darrow received an LL.M. in intellectual property law from The George Washington University Law School, a J.D. from Wayne State University Law School, and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Michigan States University.