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Troy, Mich.—July 25, 2022—Intellectual property law firm Fishman Stewart PLLC is pleased to announce co-founding member and managing partner Michael B. Stewart has again been included in the  IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals -2022. The annual guide is regarded as a definitive resource of world-class, private practice patent professionals and law firms, and leading expert witnesses in the United States.

Described in the guide as “a global thinker with abundant international experience encompassing brands and patents,” Stewart is a strategic adviser to CEOs and senior executives at Fishman Stewart.  He develops IP management strategies for U.S. and foreign-based companies, from middle market to Fortune 500, to safeguard their business assets throughout the world. He has substantial experience managing, administering, and conducting worldwide projects involving updating ownership records of large intellectual property portfolios and applies a comprehensive, cross-disciplinary approach to maximize the scope of intellectual property protection and beneficial usage. His litigation experience includes both trials and oral arguments before the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He is also admitted before the United States Supreme Court.

To determine its list, IAM undertook comprehensive, qualitative research to methodically identify outstanding firms and individuals across multiple jurisdictions. When identifying the leading firms and lawyers, factors such as depth of knowledge, market presence and the level of work on which they are typically instructed were all taken into account—in addition to positive peer and client feedback.

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