Eric S. Hydorn

Eric S. Hydorn

Eric Hydorn assists clients, from large corporations to solo inventors, with drafting and prosecuting patent applications as well as preparing opinions directed to freedom-to-operate, patentability, invalidity, and infringement. He focuses his practice on the chemical, mechanical, and biological arts.

Eric received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law and completed his undergraduate studies in Chemistry at Hope College.

Concurrent with his undergraduate studies, he participated in microbiology research with the Hope College Science Department and later interned for a Tier 1 supplier of electrochromic mirrors. Eric then joined a metalworking fluids supplier as a chemist, conducting research and development and providing on-site technical service to customers in the automotive and aerospace industries. While attending law school in the evenings, he worked full-time to jumpstart his intellectual property experience.

Eric worked in the intellectual property department of a Tier 1 supplier of climatized automotive seating before joining the Dobrusin Law Firm as a law clerk.

Areas of Practice

  • Patents
  • Intellectual Property Strategy and Counseling

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan


  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
    • Juris Doctor, 2019
    • Member, University of Detroit Mercy Law Review
    • Dean’s Scholarship
  • Hope College
    • Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry, 2014
    • Men’s Club Lacrosse

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Michigan
    • Administrative & Regulatory Law, Information Technology Law, Intellectual Property Law, and Young Lawyers Sections
  • Michigan Intellectual Property Inn of Court