Michigan Chapter

Launched in 1983, the Michigan Chapter's membership has grown from an initial group of about 35 to more than 600 attorneys serving as General Counsel, Assistant General Counsel and Corporate Counsel to automotive companies, financial institutions, health care providers, utilities, retailers, science and technology companies, educational institutions and the like located throughout the state of Michigan. The Chapter maintains an active board of directors and officers that are elected by its membership.

Exclusive Member Benefit:  Ford X-Plan Discount

ACC Michigan has established an X-Plan Partner relationship with Ford Motor Company, which can result in significant savings for Chapter members who are purchasing or leasing select Ford and Lincoln vehicles.

X-Plan pricing is established before you visit the dealership, clearly marked on vehicle invoices and available in addition to most other publicly offered programs.  This special pricing is available to Chapter Members, as well as other individuals in a Member's household.

To take advantage of this new benefit, email Nicole Smith, Executive Director, at michigan@accglobal.com to obtain the ACC Michigan Partner Code and instructions for logging into the Ford Partner website.

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Managing Millennials and Combining the Generations for a Productive Workplace and Scholarship Presentation

May 9, 2018 4:00 PM - 7:30 PM

The Detroit Athletic Club
Gearing Room – Seventh Floor
241 Madison Street
Detroit, Michigan 48226

2018 ACC West Michigan Spring Symposium

May 10, 2018 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Grid 70 
70 Ionia Ave SW
Suite 400
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Annual ACC Michigan Golf Outing

Sep 17, 2018 10:45 AM - 7:00 AM

Plum Hollow Country Club

21631 Lahser Rd, Southfield, MI 48033

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ACC Newsstand

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Amended Patent Law Draft to Be Submitted for NPC Deliberation in 2018

Apr 28, 2018 - The State Council Legislation Plan for 2018 was released recently. The Plan specified that four drafts of laws including the amended Patent Law would

China to Restructure the State Intellectual Property Office

Apr 28, 2018 - China plans to restructure the State Intellectual Property Office to strengthen protection of intellectual property rights, according to the State

Punitive Damages to Be Awarded for Stronger IPR Protection

Apr 28, 2018 - The introduction of a punitive damages system for intellectual property rights violation has won huge acclaim among industry insiders after Premier Li

Pro Bono Corner

Community service is important to many of ACC Michigan's members.  Check this space for upcoming pro bono opportunities. 

If you would like to suggest a pro bono project, please contact Bernie Lourim, Pro Bono Commitee Chair, at bernie.lourim@fanucrobotics.com.

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