Eric M. Dobrusin

Firm: The Dobrusin Law Firm
Location: Pontiac - MI

  • 29 W Lawrence Street Suite 210
    Pontiac, MI 48342
  • Tel : (248) 292-2920
  • Fax : (248) 292-2910

ERIC M. DOBRUSIN gained admission to the State Bar of Michigan in 1988, and thereafter became registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office as a patent attorney. Eric has co-authored with Ronald Krasnow, “Intellectual Property Culture: Strategies to Foster Successful Patent and Trade Secret Practices in Everyday Business” (1st ed. 2008 and 2nd ed. 2012) LexisNexis. Additionally, Eric has co-authored, with Professor Katherine White, “Intellectual Property Litigation – Pretrial Practice”, (2nd ed. 1999 and 3rd ed. 2008) Aspen Publisher. He also authored the first edition, which published in 1996.

As a founder and shareholder of Dobrusin Law Firm PC, with more than twenty-five years of experience, Eric concentrates his practice in patent counseling and strategic patent prosecution, with particular emphasis in the fields of materials science (including plastics, ceramics, metals and electronic materials), biomedical technologies, and automotive technologies. Eric has been active through the years in alternative dispute resolution (ADR) for intellectual property disputes. He previously served as Executive Director of the National Patent Board, an ADR organization having Rules that he helped to draft. He also has been appointed and served in United States District Court patent litigation as a Special Master, and as an independent neutral for multiple alternative dispute resolution proceedings. He is on the list of Mediators for the World Intellectual Property Organization.

Mr. Dobrusin was honored in 2013 by the Michigan Lawyers WeeklyTM , as among its “Leaders in the Law,”Mr. Dobrusin also has been honored by Best Lawyers® as 2014 Lawyer of the Year for patent law in Detroit.

The Dobrusin Law Firm

At The Dobrusin Law Firm, our experienced Intellectual Property lawyers assist clients in maintaining and protecting company assets through detailed, strategic counsel. Based in Michigan, our boutique Firm represents market leaders around the globe, including Fortune 500™ and emerging innovative companies, which seek to accelerate business value through technology.

Concentrating in Intellectual Property law, with particular focus on materials, chemical and mechanical patents, trademarks, and copyright matters, our attorneys are also experienced in international and technology laws associated with protecting your Intellectual Property portfolio. We regularly counsel clients on matters such as confidentiality, employment agreements, and noncompetition issues.

Our Firm handles all aspects of domestic and foreign Intellectual Property matters, including preparing and filing patent, trademark, and copyright applications. We advise clients on issues of patentability, validity, registrability of trademarks, licensing, and infringement. The Firm also counsels clients concerning the creation, development, procurement, enforcement, exploitation, protection, and transfer of Intellectual Property rights.