The Dobrusin Law Firm - Intellectual Property

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Month: September 2018

The Dobrusin Law Firm Proudly Supports Double Dog Dare Challenge Benefitting Leader Dogs for the Blind

The Dobrusin Law Firm proudly supported the “Double Dog Dare” challenge benefitting Leader Dogs for the Blind on September 22, 2018. 

The Double Dog Dare sent participants over the edge of the Oakland Towne Center in downtown Pontiac, Michigan, safely rappelling 15 stories down the side of the building. Not only was it a once-in-a-lifetime experience, but also raised money for Leader Dog and its ongoing mission to provide programs and services at no cost to clients.  

According to founder and shareholder Eric Dobrusin, who also volunteers at Leader Dog in his spare time, “Sponsoring this event and our involvement with Leader Dog meant a great deal to the firm. We are pleased to play a role in giving people who are blind or low vision the opportunity to experience the freedom, safety, and companionship of partnership with a dog.”  

Leader Dogs for the Blind is a guide dog training school located in Rochester Hills, Michigan. It was founded in 1939 by Lions Club members Charles Nutting, Don Schuur, and S.A. Dodge as the second guide dog school in the United States. Since then, Leader Dog has paired over 14,000 dogs with the visually impaired worldwide, making it one of the largest organizations of its kind. 

Dobrusin Attorneys Named 2018 Michigan Super Lawyers and Rising Stars 

The Dobrusin Law Firm, PC, Michigan’s leading intellectual property law firm, is pleased to announce that Eric Dobrusin has been included on the 2018 list of Michigan Super Lawyers and Daniel Aleksynas, Paul Palinski, Kristen Pursley, and Daniela Walters have been named to the list of Rising Stars for 2018. This is a repeat honor for all five attorneys.  

  • Eric concentrates his practice in patent counseling and strategic patent prosecution, with particular emphasis in the fields of materials science (including plastics, ceramics, metals and electronic materials), biomedical technologies, and automotive technologies.  
  • Daniel represents a broad range of clients from startup companies that are beginning to develop their intellectual property to companies that have well-established portfolios. 
  • Paul concentrates his practice in patent counseling and strategic patent prosecution, with particular emphasis in the mechanical, electromechanical, and biomedical technologies.  
  • Kristen represents clients who are tier-one suppliers for the automotive industry, medical diagnostic and device manufacturers, and consumer product and packaging producers. 
  • Daniela is a patent attorney, who prior to practicing law and joining the Firm, was an engineer in the automotive industry. 

Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding attorneys from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Rising Stars are the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state – those who are 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing law for 10 years or less. Only five percent of the lawyers in the state are named Super Lawyers, while only two and a half percent are named Rising Stars.  

Selections for this list are made by the research team at Super Lawyers, an affiliate of Thomson Reuters. The multi-phase selection process includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by the attorney-led research staff, and a peer review.  

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