Royal Oak, Michigan, November
19, 2015: Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that Daniel R. Chojnowski has joined the
firm. He will practice out of the firm’s
Royal Oak Office.
Mr. Chojnowski focuses his practice
in building and maintaining intellectual property value for his clients. In particular, his practice includes global
patent procurement and opinion preparation with an emphasis on patent,
trademark, copyright, and trade secret law. Mr. Chojnowski also counsels
clients on clearance/freedom-to-practice issues, as well as on strategies for
management of their global intellectual property portfolios.
Prior to joining Howard & Howard,
he gained over 8 years of experience in industry. While in industry, he worked as an
international product development chemist at AkzoNobel Coatings developing
coatings for automotive and consumer electronics markets. Mr. Chojnowski has extensive experience with
thin film technology, dry film transfer techniques, and thermoformable
coatings. Prior to AkzoNobel, he worked at Magni Industries as an Analytical
Chemist where he conducted failure analysis investigations of
protective/corrosion resistant coatings.
In addition, he has experience in the pharmaceutical industry where he
was also employed as an Analytical Chemist.
Mr. Chojnowski joined Howard & Howard in 2012 as a full-time intern
in its intellectual property law internship program while attending law school
in the evenings.
Mr. Chojnowski earned his J.D. from Wayne State University Law School in
2015. He also earned a M.S. in Polymer
and Coating Technology from Eastern Michigan University in 2010 and a B.S. in
Chemistry from Western Michigan University in 2005. His thesis involved surface
modification of nanoparticles to create solvent free nanofluids, and developing
methods to study their resulting rheological properties. Mr. Chojnowski is licensed to practice in the
State 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
- Stacey M. Parzuchowski
Marketing & Communications Manager
Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC
450 West Fourth Street, Royal Oak, MI 48067