Royal Oak, Michigan, May 25, 2016: Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that Andrew (Jake) Grove has joined the firm. He will practice out of the firm’s Royal Oak Office.
Jake Grove, who concentrates his practice in patent, trademark, copyright and trade secrets matters, brings nearly 27 years of experience in intellectual property law, including several assignments as lead counsel in complex IP litigation matters for some of the largest companies in the world. Grove has experience preparing and prosecuting patent and trademark applications with an emphasis on mechanical and electro-mechanical technologies and assists clients in finding cost-effective resolutions to patent troll attacks. One of the premier IP litigators and IP law thought leaders in the area, Grove has a long-term professorship at the University of Detroit Mercy Law School, several published works including a student case book on patent law, and is a regular speaker at a wide variety of conferences.
“The addition of Jake Grove to our firm is in line with our strategic goals of expanding practices with attorneys that bring significant experience and strength to our clients,” said Mark A. Davis, president & CEO at Howard & Howard. “Jake’s extensive experience in all areas of intellectual property law, particularly litigation, will only contribute to the depth of our capabilities in this area.”
Grove received his J.D. from Wayne State University Law School in 1993 and his M.A. from the University of Chicago in 1989. He earned both his B.A., with high honors, and B.S., cum laude, from the University of Michigan in 1988. Grove is licensed in the State of Michigan and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Appeals for both the Federal and Sixth Circuits and the U.S. District Court for both the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan.
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.