25 July 2023

Miller Johnson Represents IKON EFS in Sale to SitelogIQ, Inc.

THE TRANSACTION In June 2023, Maintenance Resource, Inc. d/b/a IKON EFS (IKON) was sold to SitelogIQ, Inc. After multiple acquisitions and the formation of several new divisions over its 24-year history, IKON consolidated its operating entities into a single corporate entity in 2018. “We are thrilled to join forces with SitelogIQ,” said John Weeber, shareholder of […]

29 June 2023

Michigan Growth Advisors – Latest News – New Incentives to Finance Housing Development Approved by the Legislature

The Michigan Legislature recently passed arguably one of the most sweeping changes to the brownfield program since its creation in 1996. Michigan’s Brownfield Redevelopment Financing Act has long been the go-to tool for providing incentive into commercial real estate development projects involving contaminated, blighted and functionally obsolete properties. Senate Bill 129 greatly expands the incentives […]

02 June 2023

Miller Johnson Represents Continuum Ventures in Acquisition of Action Water Sports

THE TRANSACTION On March 10, 2023, Continuum Ventures (Continuum) acquired a majority ownership interest in Action Water Sports, LLC, Action Water Sports of Traverse City, LLC, Action Water Sports of Fenton, LLC, Action Water Sports of Orlando, LLC and Action Wake Park, LLC (collectively, Action Water Sports). Investing in Action Water Sports strengthens and accelerates […]

15 May 2023

Miller Johnson Announces Office Relocation in Detroit to Ally Detroit Center

DETROIT, May 15, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Miller Johnson is relocating its Detroit office to the iconic Ally Detroit Center, 500 Woodward Avenue, effective June 1, 2023. The newly renovated, client-focused design gives the firm the flexibility to add more talent, increase collaboration space to meet clients’ needs, and continue to expand its services into southeastern Michigan. “As we continue to grow by […]

08 May 2023

Michigan Growth Advisors – Latest News – Going PRO Talent Fund Grants Available

Going PRO Talent Fund Second Cycle Application Period Now Open Applications for the second cycle of the Fiscal Year 2023 Going PRO Talent Fund awards are now open and will be accepted online until 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 24, 2023 for the $12.4 million in grants available this cycle. Through this program, employers are eligible […]

17 April 2023

Kevin Sutton Interviewed for Detroit News Article on School Boards

***On April 15, 2023, Kevin Sutton was interviewed for a Detroit News article authored by Jennifer Chambers.*** View Article (subscription required) Board caused Rochester schools chief’s medical leave, lawyer claims A letter obtained by The News shows an escalation in rhetoric from Superintendent Shaner’s lawyers to the board. The Rochester superintendent is on medical leave […]

13 April 2023

Last Official Ribbon Copies Roll Off USPTO Presses

The United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) issues new patents each Tuesday. This past Tuesday, 11 April 2023, was the last day for the USPTO to officially issue patents on paper. Starting next Tuesday, 18 April 2023, all patents will be officially issued electronically. The electronic issued patent will be a PDF that looks […]

21 March 2023

Miller Johnson Represents Shareholders of MGC Diagnostics Corporation in Sale to CAIRE, Inc.

The Transaction On December 28, 2022, the shareholders, including Altus Capital Partners (Altus), of MGC Diagnostics Corporation (MGC) sold MGC to CAIRE, Inc.  MGC experienced significant growth since Altus’ acquisition in 2017. MGC completed three add-on acquisitions that supported the increase in its customer base, added more product offerings, and expanded reach throughout the U.S. […]

10 March 2023

Michael Nye Judges 2023 National Patent Application Drafting Competition – Midwest Regional Competition

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) invited students studying patent law to participate in the 2023 National Patent Application Drafting Competition. The competition is a practical introduction to U.S. patent law and develops real-world skills in patentability searching, claim drafting strategy, and patent application preparation. Each team of students wrote a full patent application […]