News & Events

Congratulations to Julie Zamler!

This is a special congratulatory post for the blog and one we have been very excited to share with everyone. Please join us in sending a huge congratulations to our very own Julie Zamler for passing the patent bar exam last week!!!!We could not be more proud of Julie and all the hard work and dedication she has shown in order to further her career in IP Law and to become a Patent Attorney!  Julie…

New Suite Renovation Featured

Burris Law’s recent suite renovation in Stroh River Place was featured on the architectural website, Archello.  We had a lot of fun designing the space with our pals over at ISCG, and we are particularly proud of our 747 nacelle reception desk, custom designed and built by the wizards at MotoArt.You can view the entire article and all photos here: 

Welcome Miyoung Shin to Burris Law!

Exciting times continue here at Burris Law, as we have added another seasoned attorney to the team in Detroit!Please join us in welcoming Miyoung Shin to Burris Law.  As a partner at a boutique IP firm for more than five years, and a partner in a general practice for over two years, she brings plenty of experience to the stable of attorneys at Burris Law.  With a background in Electrical Engineering, Miyoung uses her expertise…

Burris Law Sponsors International Patent Drafting Competition

We are extremely proud to announce that Burris Law is the Title Sponsor for this event!The annual International Patent Drafting Competition, which is held at the Elijah J. McCoy Midwest Regional USPTO, takes place at the beginning of each year and offers student teams the opportunity to present their patent applications in front of a panel of judges comprised of patent examiners, practitioners, and several high profile guest judges. Four of our attorneys at Burris Law…

Burris Law attends Future City Competition

Last month, one of our most prestigious attorneys made time to be an honorary judge at the local Future City competition. In partnership with the Engineering Society of Detroit, our very own Mark Harper, PhD was in attendance for his second consecutive Future Cities event. Future City is a project-based learning program where students in 6th, 7th, and 8th grades imagine, research, design, and build cities of the future. It is a wonderful educational experience…

Burris Law Attends NAMWOLF Conference

Burris Law is excited to be attending their first NAMWOLF conference …and briefly escaping the Michigan winter for a few days in sunny Florida isn’t all that bad! 🙂 Looking forward to the educational sessions, meeting new colleagues, and expanding our horizons.

Burris Law At The Polar Plunge

We have been keeping charitable efforts at the forefront of our minds this new year.  Late last month we participated in and sponsored the Polar Plunge in Lansing at the Cooley Law School Stadium.  The Special Olympics is a cause that is near and dear to our hearts here at Burris Law, and one we always make an effort to support!  We love all the fun costumes and seeing what outlandish ideas people can come…

Burris Law Adds Two New Patent Attorneys

We are pleased to announce the addition of two seasoned attorneys to the Burris Law team.  In addition to two new staff members, our continued growth is a great way to kick off a new decade. We are proud to welcome the new members to our family!Mike is a veteran Intellectual Property attorney who brings over twenty years of experience to Burris Law.  A former principal shareholder of a large, nationally known IP firm, Mike…

Small But Mighty

Burris Law is proud to be ranked in the Harrity Analytics “TOP PATENT FIRMS” for 2019. As our practice grows, our efficiency in prosecuting patent applications speaks for itself, with only 1.1 office actions and 0.1 RCEs (Requests for Continued Examination) per patent.  Find out more about Burris Law and our amazing team HERE.

Burris Law Joins NAMWOLF

Burris Law is excited to announce that we have been chosen for membership into The National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF).  NAMWOLF promotes diversity in the legal profession by fostering successful relationships among preeminent minority and women owned law firms and private/public entities.  You can learn more about NAMWOLF here: