Dobrusin, Eric M.

29 W. Lawrence St.Suite 210Pontiac, MI 48342


Updated: 06/21/2017


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...

Office Info

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Founder and Shareholder

Practice Areas

  • Intellectual Property


Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 1988
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Other Affiliations

  • National Patent Board (Executive Director)
  • United States District Court patent litigation (Special Master)


  • IP Stars, 2015-2017
  • Michigan SuperLawyers®, 2006-2017
  • The Best Lawyers® in America, 2011-2016
  • Lawyer of the Year – Patent Law Detroit, 2014
  • Lawyer of the Year – Patent Law, Troy, 2016
  • Michigan Lawyers Weekly™ – Leader in the Law Honoree, 2013
  • Dbusiness Top Lawyers, 2011-2016
  • Crain’s Detroit Business, “40 Under 40”, 1999
  • National Super Lawyers Business Edition, 2011
  • IP Hero Award, November, 2012
  • Leading Lawyers℠, 2015-2017
  • The Lawyers of Distinction, 2016
  • Michigan Top Lawyers, 2015-2016

Pro Bono Activities

  • World Intellectual Property Organization, Mediator


  • Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan, 1988
    Honors: cum laude
  • University of Michigan, College of Engineering, 1985
    Honors: cum laude
    Major: Materials and Metallurgical Engineering


Offers Free Initial Consultation

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Published Works

  • 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)
  • Co-authored, with Professor Katherine White, “Intellectual Property Litigation – Pretrial Practice”, (2nd ed. 1999 and 3rd ed. 2008) Aspen Publisher
  • Co-authored with Ronald Krasnow, Daniel Aleksynas, and Kristen Pursley, Intellectual Property Culture: Strategy and Compliance

Office Information


29 W. Lawrence St.Suite 210Pontiac, MI 48342


  • (248) 292-2910



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