Patenting Cutting-Edge Technology.

From Silicon Valley to Shanghai, leading tech companies tap Young Basile to protect their innovations.

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Preventing a Class Action

Young Basile’s aggressive defense successfully thwarts a high-stakes class action litigation against global paint manufacturer The Sherwin-Williams Company.

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Located in Silicon Valley and Detroit, Young Basile protects advanced automotive technology.

Representing industry leaders in both tech and automotive, we have unique insight as these industries converge.

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Strategic counseling and litigation for complex, technology­-related matters.

Young Basile melds technology savvy and litigation experience into a cost effective solution for IP and commercial matters involving technology.

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Patent / Automotive

Located in Silicon Valley and Detroit, Young Basile protects advanced automotive technology.

Representing industry leaders in both tech and automotive, we have unique insight as these industries converge.

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Strategic Advisors to the World’s Most Innovative Companies




We represent the industry leaders. The disruptors. The game-changers.
For high-stakes intellectual property and litigation matters, technology-driven companies around the world rely on Young Basile.

Experience / Case Studies

Young Basile Recognized as Trademark Prosecution Law Firm of The Year by AI Magazine

Young Basile was selected as the Trademark Prosecution Law Firm of the Year for the United States by AI (Acquisition International) magazine.  Produced by UK-based publisher, AI Global Media, AI is a monthly magazine that seeks to inform, entertain, influence, and...
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Young Basile “Legal Dream Team” for New Documentary

Young Basile was pleased to be part of the team for the new documentary film produced by our client Wax Trax Films.  The documentary, Industrial Accident: The Untold Story of Wax Trax Records, tells the story behind the legendary WAX TRAX record label, which produced...
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Molly Markley and Francine Nesti Recognized by Best Lawyers

Young Basile shareholders Molly Markley and Francine Nesti were recognized in the Women In The Law edition of Best Lawyers. Best Lawyers is the oldest and most highly-respected peer review guide to the legal profession worldwide.  The 2017 “Women in the Law” Spring...
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PRESS RELEASE Former Haynes and Boone partner joins Michigan-Based IP and Complex Litigation Law Firm Young Basile in Texas

TROY, MI, May 2, 2017 – Troy, Michigan-based intellectual property and complex commercial litigation law firm Young Basile Hanlon & MacFarlane, P.C. announced today that it is expanding its national presence with the addition of John Demarco in Houston, Texas....
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Jeff Wilson Leads Successful Appellate Win In Connecticut Litigation

The Connecticut Appellate Court upheld a trial court victory led by Young Basile’s Jeff Wilson on behalf of Great Expressions Dental Centers of Connecticut. The plaintiff, a dentist in a small GEDC office, had alleged that she was discriminated against by the company...
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George Fish Elected Director for Michigan Council for Women In Technology Foundation

Young Basile shareholder George Fish was elected as a member of the Board of Directors for the Michigan Council for Women In Technology Foundation (MCWT).   The Michigan Council for Women In Technology Foundation works to inspire women to advance and remain in...
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PRESS RELEASE Michigan-Based Intellectual Property Law Firm Young Basile Adds New Lawyer in San Francisco

TROY, MI, November 30, 2016 – Troy, Michigan-based intellectual property law firm Young Basile Hanlon & MacFarlane, P.C. announced today that it is expanding its national presence with the addition of Kayvon Pourmirzaie as the Managing Director of the firm’s...
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NEWS RELEASE – Young Basile firm president Andrew R. Basile, Jr. featured speaker at the Mobility Innovation in the 21st Century conference

Young Basile firm president Andrew R. Basile, Jr. was a featured speaker at the Mobility Innovation in the 21st Century Conference in Novi, Michigan on November 15, 2016. Mr. Basile discussed innovation in the automotive industry and related complex intellectual...
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Young Basile Ranked in Top Tier Nationally and Regionally in 2017 Best Law Firms

We are pleased to announce that Young Basile has been ranked in the Tier 1 National category for Trademark Law by the 2017 Best Law Firms rankings. Young Basile was also ranked in Tier 1 in the regional rankings in Michigan in the Patent Law, Trademark Law and...
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PRESS RELEASE: Former Fish & Richardson associate joins Michigan-Based Intellectual Property Law Firm Young Basile in Boston

TROY, MI, September 22, 2016 – Troy, Michigan-based intellectual property law firm Young Basile Hanlon & MacFarlane, P.C. announced today that it is expanding its national presence with the addition of former Fish & Richardson associate Eric Keller in Boston....
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Five Young Basile Attorneys Selected for 2016 Super Lawyers

We are pleased to announce that five of our attorneys have been selected for the 2016 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars, by the Thomson Reuters lawyers rating Service. Andrew R. Basile, Jr. and George Fish were selected as 2016 Super Lawyers, and Francine V. Nesti, Ryan...
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Young Basile Lawyer’s Son Inspiration for Nonprofit Providing Virtual Reality to Children with Special Needs

TROY, MI, May 24, 2016 – Troy, Michigan-based intellectual property law firm Young Basile Hanlon & MacFarlane, P.C. announced its support for VR Kids, a nonprofit dedicated to bringing therapeutic virtual reality to mobility impaired and hospital bound kids. The...
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Denise Glassmeyer and Stacie Farina recognized in Acquisition International’s Intellectual Property Awards

Denise M. Glassmeyer, a shareholder in the firm’s patent practice group, and Stacie N. Farina, an associate in the patent practice group were recognized as winners of the Acquisition International Intellectual Property Awards. Now in its third year, this awards...
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Joseph Pytel and Lawrence Nwaesei Join Young Basile

We are pleased to announce that Joseph Pytel and Lawrence Nwaesei have joined our Troy office as associate attorneys. Joseph’s practice focuses on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications in mechanical, electrical, computer software and bio-medical...
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Young Basile Leads in Gender Diversity in Intellectual Property

TROY, MI, May 2, 2016 – Intellectual property boutique Young Basile announced today a restructuring in which 31% of its first-tier equity partnership positions are now filled by women. Young Basile is now one of the country’s leading intellectual property...
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Ryan McCleary Elected a Shareholder in the Firm

TROY, MI, April 6, 2016 – Troy, Michigan-based intellectual property law firm Young Basile Hanlon & MacFarlane, P.C. announced today that Ryan McCleary has been elected a shareholder in the firm. “Ryan is a tremendous asset to the firm,” said Andrew R....
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We have built an amazing practice with tremendous clients and a firm culture that we value highly. We are selective about who we hire, and we strive to maintain our fast-paced but family- friendly work environment as we continue to grow.

At Young Basile, you will have the opportunity to engage in interesting and challenging work for some of the world’s most innovative companies. Our clients range from industry-leading global corporations, to mid-sized technology-driven companies to emerging companies poised for growth.

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