Charles Bieneman

Firm: Bejin Bieneman
Location: Southfield - MI

  • 2000 Town Center Suite 800
    Southfield, MI 48075
  • Tel : 313.528.4882
  • Fax : 313.528.6923

Charles Bieneman is a member of the firm. Charles’ practice focuses on patent prosecution, counseling, and opinions for clients in a variety of industries, including automotive, telecommunications, and aerospace.

Prior to forming Bejin Bieneman, Charles was a partner in a Michigan intellectual property firm. Previously, he was a patent examiner with the U.S. Patent and Trademark office, where he examined claim inventions in the areas of computer software, databases, and the World Wide Web. He also held management positions with two computer software companies and has significant real world experience as a software developer, consultant, and project manager. Charles also gained experience as an attorney with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the Washington, D.C. office of a national law firm.

Charles is a graduate of University of Michigan Law School (J.D., cum laude, 1992) where he was a Note Editor on the Michigan Law Review, 1991-1992, and is the author of “Note, Legal Interpretation and a Constitutional Case: Home Building & Loan Association v. Blaisdell,” 90 Mich. L. Rev. 2534 (1990). He is also a graduate of University of Maryland (B.S., Computer Science, 1999) and St. John’s College in Santa Fe (B.A., 1989).

Charles was 2011-2012 Chair of the State Bar of Michigan Information Technology Law Section. Finally, Charles blogs about software and intellectual property issues at The Software Intellectual Property Report (

Bejin Bieneman

Bejin Bieneman was founded on the philosophy of partnering with clients to assist them in achieving a positive return on investment in the legal process. Our attorneys maximize returns on clients’ long-term investments by understanding our clients’ business objectives. We actively work with products that drive client revenue.

Our clients are Fortune 500 companies throughout the world. We regularly interact with patent agents in Europe and Asia, prosecuting in-bound and out-bound matters. We counsel our clients on complex intellectual property issues in a timely, cost-effective, and well-executed manner.

Recruiting and retaining clients are very important to us, and a key part of our long-term value proposition. We believe that training, mentoring and teamwork provide our clients with real and tangible benefits.

Bejin Bieneman is a full-service intellectual property law firm. Bejin Bieneman specializes in preparing and prosecuting patent, trademark, and copyright applications, opinions, and intellectual property litigation. Bejin Bieneman also provides intellectual property counseling on a broad range of topics, including, patentability and invalidity searches, trade secrets, IP due diligence, strategic direction, and IP agreements. Our team of attorneys have a wealth of experience in a wide-range of industries including: automotive, aerospace, electronics, medical devices, chemicals, and more.