Dickinson Wright Names New Department Manager


Attorney Philip Rettig has been appointed practice department manager at Troy-based Dickinson Wright for the firm’s intellectual property attorneys.

Rettig is a member in the firm’s Troy office and focuses his practice on all aspects of patent, trademark, trade secret and licensing matters as well as counseling clients in strategic portfolio management. He began his practice in the area of obtaining and enforcing patents, trademarks and copyrights for clients, with a particular emphasis in the automotive industry. Previously, he was a partner at at Harness Dickey and Pierce for more than 20 years and he also served as vice president and general counsel for New Venture Gear, a Tier I automotive supplier.

Rettig  is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the American Intellectual Property Law Association, and the Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association.

Rettig, of Commerce Township, received his Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from Kettering University and his juris doctor from Michigan State University College of Law.