Practice Areas



  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2000
  • District of Columbia, 1997
  • U.S. District Court, 1995
  • Eastern District of Michigan, 1995
  • State of Michigan, 1995


Wayne State University, Graduate School of Chemical Engineering, Graduate Certificate in Polymer Engineering, 2009

Wayne State University, J.D., 1995

Wayne State University, Masters in Education Administration, 1989

Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine, B.S., Medical Technology, 1977

Teaching Positions

  • Co-teacher, Negotiations and Alternative Dispute Resolution, Wayne State University Graduate Business School
  • Michigan Certified Secondary Science Teacher, Roseville Community School
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Cathy M. Roumell


Cathy Roumell drafts and prosecutes patents, copyrights and trademarks, performs Intellectual Property analysis, and counsels international and domestic clients, predominantly in the automotive industry. In addition to holding a degree in medical technology, Cathy has completed graduate studies in polymer engineering and DNA. She was a biological and parenteral quality control analyst for Parke-Davis Pharmaceutical Company  and NYSE registered stockbroker for Dean Witter Reynolds. Cathy is also Past President of Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association.

Experience Highlights

Associate, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2004-present

Associate, Artz & Artz, Southfield MI, 2002-2004


Professional Affiliations

District of Columbia Bar Association

  • Intellectual Property Section

Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO)

Michigan State Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section

Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association, Past President

Michigan Intellectual Property Inn of Court, Master Member 

Community/Civic Involvement

Interpretive Program Volunteer and Detroit Film Theater Volunteer, Detroit Institute of Arts

Board Member, Detroit Film Theater Volunteers

University of Michigan Child Welfare Project

University of Michigan Entrepreneurship Clinic and Zell Entrepreneurship and Law (ZEAL) program, practicing attorney partner, providing pro bono representation and advising student led entrepreneurial ventures, 2017