Multi-faceted IP attorney’s skills in chemical processes will further expand  firm’s practice areas

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Troy, Mich.— April 6, 2023—Intellectual property law firm Fishman Stewart PLLC is pleased to announce that veteran IP attorney Kevin MacKenzie has joined the firm. Immediately prior to joining Fishman Stewart, MacKenzie was a partner in the intellectual property practice of a national AMLAW 200 firm.  The announcement was made by firm Managing Partner Michael Stewart.

Possessing a multi-faceted skillset in intellectual property, MacKenzie has successfully prosecuted and obtained thousands of patent application allowances for clients while advising on trademarks, licensing and copyrights as well as IP strategy, the monetization of IP assets, and litigation, arbitration and mediation for IP matters.  MacKenzie has extensive experience in complex mechanical and electromechanical technologies and systems.

In addition to expertise with respect to mechanical systems and processes, MacKenzie has deep, experience-based understanding of intellectual property protection involving catalytic systems and organic and inorganic chemical processes, fuel cell and battery systems and plastics and polymers, including silicone-based systems and adhesives and urethane chemistry. He will be expanding the firm’s practice in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, batteries, chemical compositions and processes, along with Fishman Stewart of counsel attorney and chemical engineer, Ron Citkowski.

“Fishman Stewart is tremendously pleased to welcome Kevin MacKenzie in the firm,” Stewart said. “His many legal skills and client-centric approach complement our existing talent and firm philosophy while also presenting meaningful opportunities to serve our clients more deeply in highly specialized chemical and mechanical fields.”

MacKenzie holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law and a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Michigan State University. He is active in the legal profession and is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, State Bar of Michigan Intellectual Property Law Section, the Michigan Patent Law Association, and the Federal Bar Association and a former member of the State Bar of Michigan Intellectual Property Law Committee. He is also a former member of the Europe Liaison Council and Japan Liaison Council and previously served as editor of the State Bar of Michigan IP newsletter, IPLS Proceedings.

About Fishman Stewart PLLC
Fishman Stewart helps turn client creativity into valuable intellectual capital. Since its founding in 1996, the firm has obtained tens of thousands of patents and trademark registrations and represented clients in hundreds of cases in Federal Court. As strategic advisers to CEOs and senior executives, Fishman Stewart attorneys develop IP management strategies for U.S. and foreign-based companies to safeguard their business assets throughout the world. To discover how Fishman Stewart leverages intellectual property to effectively increase enterprise value, visit

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