Practice Areas



  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2015
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 2013
  • State of Michigan, 2013


Wayne State University Law School, JD, 2013

University of Michigan, MSE Aerospace Engineering, 2005

University of Michigan, BSE Aerospace Engineering, 2004

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Justin D. Spurlock


Justin Spurlock is a registered patent attorney with experience in preparing and prosecuting domestic and international patent applications in the mechanical, electronics, and electro-mechanical arts. He also has experience in intellectual property licensing, litigation matters, and patentability and infringement opinions.

Prior to his legal career, Justin spent many years in the automotive, aerospace, and defense industries. As an engineer, he gained experience in manufacturing, product development, research and development, and field service. These experiences provide Justin with a deep understanding of his clients' business and technical needs, and provide Justin with a strong foundation for advising clients on the management and protection of intellectual property.

Justin received a Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace Engineering and a Master’s Degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Michigan with a focus in fluid mechanics and combustion systems.

Experience Highlights

Associate, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2015-present

Associate, Brooks Kushman P.C., 2013-2015

Law Clerk, Brooks Kushman P.C., 2012-2013

Project Engineer- Chassis Engineering, Nissan Technical Center North America, 2011-2012

Engineer-Propulsion and Survivability Engineering General Dynamics Land Systems, 2006-2011

Mechanical Design Engineer, Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne, 2005, 2006



Professional Affiliations

American Intellectual Property Law Association

Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO)

Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association

Oakland County Bar Association

Wolverine Bar Association