Practice Areas



  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 2018
  • Eastern District of Michigan, 2017
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2016
  • Michigan State Bar, 2015


Michigan State University College of Law, J.D., 2015

Hope College, B.S. in Electrical Engineering, 2008

Certifications in control system architecture, design, networking, communications, and cyber security

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Justin Barry


Justin Barry focuses his practice on patent prosecution and intellectual property litigation. He works with clients in a variety of industries and technologies, including communication systems, electric vehicles, and control systems. Justin has drafted numerous patent applications relating to control systems, electric machines, cybersecurity, and infotainment. Justin also has experience related to cryptographic data structures and control system interfaces.

Experience Highlights

Associate, Cantor Colburn, 2019-present

Associate, Brooks Kushman, 2014-2019

Intellectual Property Intern, Howard and Howard PLLC, 2014

Cyber Security Analyst, American Electric Power-Cook Nuclear Plant, 2013

Electrical Design Engineer, American Electric Power-Cook Nuclear Plant, 2008-2012

Representative Matters

  • JDS Technologies, Inc. v. Avigilon USA Corporation, Inc. et al - 2:2015cv10385
  • JDS Technologies, Inc. v. Exacq Technologies, Inc. - 2:2015cv10387
  • Davis v. Echo Valley Condominium Association - 2:2017cv12475
  • Ford Motor Company v. Versata Software, Inc., et al - 2:2015cv10628

Professional Affiliations

Michigan Intellectual Property Law Society

Intellectual Property Owners Association, AI & Other Emerging Technology  Committee Member, term 2020-2021

Community/Civic Involvement

Mentor, FIRST Robotics Competition


Judge, American Mock Trial Competition

Judge, National Trial Competition