JUNE 2, 2016

Howard & Howard Expands Royal Oak Office

Royal Oak, Michigan, June 2, 2016:  Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that Paul S. Mazzola has joined the firm.  He will practice out of the firm’s Royal Oak Office.

Paul concentrates his practice in all aspects of domestic and international patent prosecution in the electromechanical arts. He has experience preparing utility and design applications, responses to Office actions, and patentability and non-infringement opinions.  He has assisted clients in relation to technologies including automotive components and systems, medical devices, consumer devices and electronics, psychometric testing methods, agricultural implements, warewashing systems, and refrigeration technologies.

Mazzola also advises clients ranging from individual inventors to corporate counsel with preparing and prosecuting trademark applications, preparing and filing copyright registrations, and preparing and reviewing licensing agreements to optimize patent portfolio and/or patent protection strategies.  He has past legal experience as an attorney for the federal government and engineering experience with automotive technologies.
Mazzola received his J.D., cum laude, from Michigan State University College of Law in 2008 with a specialty in Intellectual Property, and the Jurisprudence Achievement Award in Patent Law in 2006. He earned his B.S. from the University of Michigan College of Engineering in 2005. Mazzola is licensed in the States of Illinois and Iowa and registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

About Howard & Howard

Founded in 1869, Howard & Howard is a full-service law firm with a national and international practice that provides legal services to businesses and business owners.  The firm has offices in Michigan (Ann Arbor and Royal Oak); Illinois (Chicago and Peoria); and Las Vegas, Nevada.  Howard & Howard’s major areas of practice include: bankruptcy and creditors’ rights; business and corporate; commercial litigation; employee benefits; environmental; estate planning; franchising; intellectual property; labor, employment and immigration; mergers and acquisitions; real estate; securities; and tax. Our distinguished backgrounds provide us with a solid understanding of the industries we serve, including, automotive and industrial; commodity futures; construction; energy and utilities; financial services; gaming; healthcare; and hospitality. For more information, please visit the firm’s website at www.howardandhoward.com.

Stacey M. Parzuchowski
Marketing & Communications Manager
(248) 723-0412; (312) 456-3679
sparzuchowski@howardandhoward.com