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World IP Day 2019

Reach for Gold: IP in SportsBurris Law is excited to celebrate this special day in our world of intellectual property. Here’s to all of the innovators, athletes, and fans around the world. “Make each day your masterpiece.” – John Wooden

2019 Science and Engineering Fair of Metropolitan Detroit

On March 13, 2019, Burris Law attorney Mark Harper participated as a judge in the 62nd annual Science and Engineering Fair of Metropolitan Detroit (SEFMD). This year’s event featured 2000 students from 125 middle and high schools, and Mark focused his efforts on the creation, development, and application of materials as a part of the Detroit Chapter of the American Society of Materials.  Burris Law is also proud to be a Sustaining Member of the…


On the heels of International Women’s Day, Burris Law is proud to announce that we have received national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise from the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council. 

Burris Law Sponsors International Patent Drafting Competition

For the third year in a row, we are proud to be sponsoring Detroit Mercy and Windsor Law’s annual International Patent Drafting Competition, which is being held at the Elijah J. McCoy Midwest Regional USPTO on February 23, 2019. The competition 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 that includes patent Examiners, practitioners, and guest judges. This…

Chocolate Factory Celebration!

We had a FANTASTIC time at the MGM Grand last night celebrating our success with other Michigan businesses.  The folks at MichBusiness put on a very engaging and creative event with a Willy Wonka Chocolate Factory theme, and it was all smiles and fun throughout the evening.  Hats off to our fellow Michigan business winners and best wishes for your continued success! You can view all winners and their categories HERE.

Best of MichBusiness!

We are honored to be named a 2018 WINNER of a Best of MichBusiness Award in the Triple Trusted Advisors category.  Together with other winners, we will celebrate our success at the MichBusiness Gala on November 29, 2018. You can also vote for us here for our chance to be among the Best of the Best.  Hurray for the entire Burris Law team!

Burris Law Visits Europe

During the first week of October, we had the honor of visiting the IP law firm of Germain Maureau, in both of their Paris and Lyon offices.  C’est tres bien!

Community Service

On September 27, 2018, we were very proud to support Ford Motor Company’s Global Day of Service, and specifically, the company’s Legal Alliance for Women (LAW) organization, which is focused on women in the legal practice. Along with others from Ford, we worked with Detroit’s Arts & Scraps, a non-profit organization that provides hands-on learning and creative experiences through programs with an emphasis on STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) education.

Burris Law is a Gold Sponsor of Auto IP USA 2018

Burris Law is proud to be a Gold Sponsor of Auto IP USA 2018 presented by IAM at The Henry Ford on May 8, 2018.Find more information about the event here: for the event here: