Parks Title Announces the Opening of New Office Location in the City of Detroit

Parks Title, a title and escrow services provider in Michigan and Illinois, is pleased to announce that their newest office, located in the City of Detroit, is now open for business. This is Parks Title’s fifth location. Occupying a beautiful, historic carriage house, this new facility offers excellent service to their many clients throughout Wayne County and the surrounding areas, with convenient parking and a unique atmosphere of vintage architecture.

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WIN Southeast Michigan Partners Awarded $6 million Training Grant for Robotics and Automation Workforce

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration today announced a $6 million, 5-year grant to train 900 southeast Michigan workers in robotics and automation careers through the Advance Michigan Robotics and Advanced Manufacturing Technology Education Collaborative (AM-RAMTEC). The funding aligns with southeast Michigan’s White House designation as an Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership (IMCP) area, which prioritizes a 16-county region encompassing greater Detroit for federal investment from 17 federal departments and agencies.

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Developing IP in evolving autonomous vehicle market demands thorough understanding of FRAND commitments

Emerging technologies continue to infiltrate cars, and notably autonomous vehicles, making them increasingly complex, intelligent and connected. This outgrowth calls for the industry’s standard-setting bodies to strike a balance between the intellectual property rights driving these standards and the benefits derived from others’ needs to utilize them, according to Jon Beaupré, a shareholder in the Ann Arbor office of Brinks, Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S.

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Butzel Long receives the Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year Award from the Legal Aid and Defender Association

Butzel Long recently received the Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year “Laddy” Award from the Legal Aid and Defender Association, Inc. (LADA). The Legal Aid and Defender Association is the largest provider of legal services to low- and moderate-income people in Michigan and one of the largest in the nation. The firm was honored for the work it did on a comprehensive reorganization it did on LADA’s structure and services.

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Douglas Marketing Group’s “Know your 911” campaign continues its winning ways with second international award

It’s another win for Douglas Marketing Group’s (DMG) “Know your 911” marketing campaign. The public service campaign, developed for the Essex Windsor Emergency Medical Services (EWEMS), earned a platinum award from the Summit International Awards, which received 1,100 entries from the U.S., Canada and abroad. Honored with the Summit Marketing Effectiveness Award, the campaign previously received gold award recognition from the international Aster Awards in June 2016 for a 911 outreach video DMG produced as the first step in the broader Know your 911 campaign.

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