Attorneys & Agents

Eric S. Hydorn

Associate

Attorney ERIC S. HYDORN

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

Before joining the firm, Eric worked in the intellectual property department of a Tier 1 supplier of climatized automotive seating. Concurrent with his undergraduate studies, he participated in watershed 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, providing quality control testing, conducting product R&D, 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.

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office

Education

  • 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

Honors and Awards

  • SuperLawyers® Rising Stars (Michigan), 2022

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
  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • Pontiac Regional Chamber
    • Board of Directors