The Dobrusin Law Firm - Intellectual Property

Strategic Intellectual Property Law

Month: February 2018


Pontiac, MI – The Dobrusin Law Firm, PC, Michigan’s leading intellectual property law firm announced the appointment of Katherine M. Pacynski and Paul J. Palinski to firm shareholders.  Dr. Terry Finerman has also been promoted to Senior Counsel.

“We are thrilled that Katie, Paul and Terry have stepped into these important roles on our team,” said Kristen L. Pursley, shareholder, The Dobrusin Law Firm.  “Their dedication to our clients and invaluable expertise have been an important factor in the growth of our firm.”

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, mid-size 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

About Katherine Pacynski
Ms. Pacynski’s law practice focuses on preparing and prosecuting patent applications, filed in the U.S. and internationally, for a variety of technologies, with a number of clients involved in the chemical arts and the automotive industry.  Ms. Pacynski is the Recording Secretary of the Women’s Bar Association, a member of the Michigan Intellectual Property Inn of Court, and a member of the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan. She is a resident of Farmington Hills, Michigan.

About Paul Palinski
Mr. Palinksi concentrates his practice in patent counseling and strategic patent prosecution, with particular emphasis in the mechanical, electromechanical, and biomedical technologies. He represents a broad list of clients ranging from multi-national companies to individual inventors. Mr. Palinski is a resident of Grosse Pointe, Michigan.

About Mr. Finerman
Dr. Finerman joined The Dobrusin Law Firm in 2006 as a Staff Scientist. As a Registered Patent Attorney, he is currently preparing and processing patent applications, primarily in materials science, polymers science, chemistry and related fields, as well as assisting in other intellectual property research matters. Mr. Finerman is a resident of Rochester, Michigan.


Law firm recognized for efforts to improve downtown Pontiac

Practicing intellectual property law for more than 13 years in Pontiac, The Dobrusin Law Firm recently was recognized for its commitment to improving the city’s downtown community.

The City of Pontiac, Downtown Pontiac Business Association, and Main Street Pontiac recently presented The Dobrusin Law Firm with their Partner Award at the Pontiac Community Awards dinner, honoring its dedication to improving the downtown community. The Partner Award honors those companies in or around Pontiac that leverage their time and resources to improve the community. The Dobrusin Law Firm was selected for the Partner Award not only for continuously and reliably sponsoring a number of events over the years, but also for supporting active involvement of their employees in a myriad of organizations within the community.

“As our firm is one the ‘pioneers’ which has made Pontiac our home for many years, we are very proud to receive this meaningful award,” said founding shareholder Eric Dobrusin. “I am extremely proud of our team for receiving this award and for their many community efforts and achievements.”

An example of their involvement includes the recent election of attorney Daniela Walters, to president of Main Street Pontiac, a soon-to-be granted 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization that works with the City of Pontiac government, Oakland County Economic Development, and the Pontiac Downtown Business Association.

Additionally, Eric Dobrusin, was honored by the Greater Pontiac Community Coalition with its Community Courage Award for his work to positively impact the city, including with the Oakland University / Pontiac Initiative Early Childhood Group. Presented at its annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. luncheon, the award was presented to Dobrusin by a coalition of Oakland County individuals, community groups, businesses, politicians and clergy who have come together to strengthen the Pontiac community.

The Dobrusin Law Firm is a boutique intellectual property law firm, and works with Fortune 500, mid-size manufacturing firms, and start-up technology companies, which seek to accelerate business value through technology.



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29 W. Lawrence St.
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Pontiac, MI 48342

Phone: 248-292-2920
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