Norman L. Sims Joins The Dobrusin Law Firm PC as Shareholder

Brings Extensive Intellectual Property Expertise Garnered at Dow Chemical Company

October 27, 2009 – Pontiac, MI – The Dobrusin Law Firm PC, Michigan’s leading intellectual property law firm announced today, the appointment of attorney Norman L. Sims to shareholder.

Sims brings more than 28 years of experience as member of the Intellectual Property Group of Michigan-based Dow Chemical Company, where he provided legal counseling on intellectual property to enhance company profits.

“We are thrilled to add Norm to our team of professionals,” said Eric Dobrusin, founder and shareholder, The Dobrusin Law Firm. “Norm’s extensive knowledge, gained from his years as in-house counsel for a leading Fortune 500 company, will be of great value to our local, national and international clients.”

As shareholder, Sims will lead the team in the acquisition of new clients and will concentrate his practice on chemical and mechanical patents for numerous industries including agriculture, plastics, pharmaceuticals, alternative energy and automotive.

“Having been a client of The Dobrusin Law Firm PC, while working at Dow Chemical, for a number of years, I am confident that I have joined one of the top intellectual property law firms in the world,” said Sims.  “I have tremendous respect for the dedication, depth of experience and business acumen our attorneys bring to the strategic process.”

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 PC 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 downtown Pontiac, Michigan.

An Oakland Township, Michigan resident, Sims graduated magna cum laude from Albion College in 1978 with a BA in Chemistry and Pre-Law Liberal Arts and magna cum laude from the University of Detroit School of Law in 1981 with a JD.




Stephanie Freedman