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Peter A. Cummings



Michigan State University College of Law, J.D.
  • Merit Scholar
  • International Law Review, Managing Editor
  • Intellectual Property Law Society, Vice President
Michigan State University, B.S.
  • with honors
  • Engineering

Prior Employment

  • Gardner, Linn, Bukhart & Flory LLP, Associate, 2015-2018
  • Price Heneveld LLP, Associate, 2012-2015
  • Zimmerman, Kuhn, Darling, Boyd & Quandt, PLC, Associate, 2011-2012

Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association

American Intellectual Property Law Association

Michigan Intellectual Property Association

Grand Rapids Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section

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Peter Cummings is a patent attorney focusing on preparing and prosecuting U.S. and foreign patent applications in a diverse array of mechanical and electromechanical technologies, including vehicle structural components and impact energy management systems, automotive control systems, athletic equipment, medical devices, and consumer electronics. 

In addition to patent prosecution, he provides opinions for identifying potential infringers in competitive landscapes and advising on freedom to operate for new products.  Further, he advises clients on joint development agreements, licensing agreements, and other technology purchase and transfer agreements.