Eric M. Dobrusin Selected “Top IP Attorney”, “One of the Best Lawyers in America” by Michigan Super Lawyers, 2010



October 14, 2010 – Pontiac, MI – Eric M. Dobrusin, founder and shareholder, The Dobrusin Law Firm, PC has again been named by Michigan Super Lawyers® magazine ( as one of the top intellectual property attorneys in Michigan for 2010. Only five percent of the lawyers in the state are named top attorneys by Super Lawyers®.

Additionally, Dobrusin was recently selected again by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America ® 2011, ( in the field of intellectual property law.

Dobrusin concentrates his practice in patent counseling and strategic patent prosecution, in a variety of technologies, including the areas of material science, biomedical technologies as well as manufacturing and automotive technologies. As an accomplished patent attorney, Dobrusin counsels local, national and international clients, from startups to multiglomerates, in leveraging technology to increase business value.

Dobrusin is also on the List of Mediators for the esteemed World Intellectual Property Organization, a United Nations agency headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. Dobrusin has co-authored Intellectual Property Culture: Strategies to Foster Successful Patent and Trade Secret Practices in Everyday Business (2008) and Intellectual Property Litigation – Pretrial Practice (3rd ed.. 2008).

Dobrusin graduated cum laude in 1985 from the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI) College of Engineering with a B. S. E. in Materials and Metallurgical Engineering, and graduated cum laude in 1988 from Wayne State University Law School (Detroit, MI). Dobrusin gained admission to the State Bar of Michigan in 1988. Dobrusin serves on the Board of Directors for the Michigan Chapter of American Technion Society, on the Board of Trustees of Michigan-based Common Ground, and on the Bloomfield Township Community Emergency Response Team.

The attorneys of The Dobrusin Law Firm, PC ( provide strategic counsel in intellectual property law, including patent, trademark, copyright, unfair competition, advertising and entertainment law. The Dobrusin Law Firm is a boutique intellectual property law firm, which often works with Fortune 500 or small innovative companies which seek to accelerate business value through technology. The firm is located in an historic building in downtown Pontiac, Michigan.

The selections for this esteemed list are made by the research team at Super Lawyers, which is a service of the Thomson Reuters, Legal division based in Eagan, MN. Each year, the research team at Super Lawyers undertakes a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by the attorney-led research staff, a peer review of candidates by practice area, and a good-standing and disciplinary check. Thomson Reuters, Legal publishes Super Lawyers magazines across the country.

Since its inception in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 32,000 leading attorneys cast almost 3.1 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”


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