Pontiac, MI – The Dobrusin Law Firm, PC, Michigan’s leading intellectual property law firm announced the appointment of Paul J. Palinski as associate. Mr. Palinski’s practice includes preparing and prosecuting patent applications in the mechanical, electromechanical, and the biomedical arts. He represents a broad list of clients ranging from multi-national companies to individual inventors.

“Paul brings a wealth of industry experience and engineering knowledge to the firm,” said Kristen Pursley, shareholder, The Dobrusin Law Firm. “We are excited to welcome him as an Associate.”

A Grosse Pointe, Michigan native, Palinski completed his undergraduate and graduate studies in Mechanical Engineering and Manufacturing Operations, respectively, at Kettering University and received his Juris Doctor from Michigan State University College of Law. Prior to joining The Dobrusin Law Firm, Mr. Palinski was employed with another Detroit-area law firm specializing in intellectual property and has worked in various legal capacities in New York City, Washington, D.C., and throughout Michigan.

Before practicing law, Mr. Palinski was an engineer in the automotive industry, where he was responsible for the design, engineering, manufacturing, and quality of various automotive interior and exterior plastic components. Palinski is a registered Patent Attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office and is licensed to practice law in Michigan and Illinois.

The attorneys of The Dobrusin Law Firm, PC, provide strategic counsel in intellectual property law, including patent, trademark, copyright, unfair competition. The Dobrusin Law Firm is a boutique intellectual property law firm, and works with Fortune 500, midsize manufacturing firms, and start-up technology companies, which seek to accelerate business value through technology. The firm is located in a historic building in downtown Pontiac, Michigan.