David C. Berry

David joined the International Intellectual Property Law Clinic in 2020 and brings with him over 20 years of experience as a practicing IP attorney and over 18 years of experience as a Professor of Law. David was a partner at a leading technology law firm in Boston, Massachusetts and practiced at the largest intellectual property law firm in Michigan. He has been an Adjunct Professor at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, Director of the Wayne State University Law School Patent Procurement Law Clinic, and is Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Western Michigan University (WMU) – Cooley Law School, where he co-founded the WMU Graduate Program in Intellectual Property Law. He is active in many local, state, and national intellectual property organizations, including serving as past chair of the State Bar of Michigan Intellectual Property Law Section.


David’s practice has spanned all aspects of patent practice, including prosecution of patent applications, litigation of contested patent matters (including bench and jury trials and arguing before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit), and patent and technology licensing. He has experience in a wide range of technologies and industries. He received his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Michigan Law School and his B.A. from the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor. He is a registered patent attorney before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He is admitted to practice in the State of Michigan, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the United States Supreme Court, and several federal district courts and courts of appeal.

Denise Glassmeyer
Supervising Attorney

Denise Glassmeyer  joined Young Basile in 1982 and is a shareholder with the firm’s Troy office.  She concentrates her practice in patent and trademark prosecution and in patent evaluation and investigation, with a focus on chemicals, materials and life sciences.  She manages the global IP portfolios for companies ranging from start-ups to large multi-national concerns.  In this capacity, she oversees complex and contested non-US prosecution in Asia, Europe and Canada, including oppositions.  Ms. Glassmeyer’s clients have included automotive manufacturers and suppliers, semiconductor fabricators, pharmaceutical companies, medical device manufacturers, and consumer product companies.

Ms. Glassmeyer’s publications include Intellectually Indecisive (July 12, 2010) and How much does your client know about IP? (June 28, 2010).  She is the Past Chair of the IP Law Section Council Officer of the State Bar of Michigan and is former Editor of Proceedings of the IP Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan

Timothy K. Kroninger
Supervising Attorney

Timothy K. Kroninger is supervising attorney of the Trademark and Entrepreneur Law Clinic and a member of Varnum Law’s Intellectual Property and Corporate Law Practice Teams. He has extensive experience in many legal business areas including intellectual property and contract law, corporate and general business law, franchise and marketing law, and trademark/brand licensing as well as litigation.

Tim teaches the Trademark and Entrepreneurship Law Clinic course.


Rebecca Simkins Nowak, Esq.
Clinical Coordinator
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
651 E. Jefferson Ave.
Detroit, MI • 48226-4386
Phone:  (313) 596-9409
Fax: (313) 596-9825

Erica Lyons
Clinic Coordinator
University of Windsor, Faculty of Law
401 Sunset Ave.
Windsor, ON• N9B 3P4
(519)-253-3000 x2984

International Intellectual Property Law Clinic

Phone: 519-253-3000 (x2984)