The Dobrusin Law Firm is pleased to announce that Eric Dobrusin, Kristen Pursley, Rebecca Wilson, and Paul Palinski have been named to the 2023 list of Michigan Super Lawyers and that Erin Klug, Katherine Pacynski, Daniela Walters, and Eric Hydorn have been recognized as Rising Stars. We are also thrilled that Kristen Pursley has been named to the Top 50: Women Michigan Super Lawyers 2023 list!
What Is Super Lawyers?
Super Lawyers is a rating service that identifies outstanding lawyers from various practice areas based on a rigorous selection process. It is designed to recognize lawyers who have attained a high degree of professional achievement and peer recognition. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations, and evaluations. Only the top attorneys in each state are named to the Super Lawyers list.
The Recognized Lawyers of the Dobrusin Law Firm
Founding shareholder Eric Dobrusin focuses his practice on patent counseling and strategic patent prosecution with an emphasis on materials science. He has appeared on the Super Lawyers list every year since 2006.
Managing shareholder Kristen Pursley concentrates her patent and intellectual property practice on automotive applications, medical diagnostics and devices, and consumer products and packaging. She has been included on the Super Lawyers list annually since 2019 and was named to the Rising Star list from 2013 to 2018. She is also named to the Top 50: Women Michigan Super Lawyers list for 2023.
Rebecca Wilson focuses her practice on copyright protection, trademark prosecution, and brand management, helping clients safeguard these assets and maximize their investments. She was first named to the Super Lawyers list in 2020.
Paul Palinski focuses his practice on patent counseling and strategic patent prosecution, especially in the mechanical, electromechanical, and biomedical technology areas. He appeared on the list of Rising Stars from 2016 to 2022 and was selected to the list of Super Lawyers for the first time this year.
Erin Klug counsels large corporations, innovative companies, and solo entrepreneurs on intellectual property opportunity and strategy. This year marks her seventh consecutive appearance on the Rising Stars list.
Katherine Pacynski concentrates her patent practice on mechanical, chemical, and materials science arts, with an emphasis on nonwoven materials and automotive applications. She has been named to the list of Rising Stars each year since 2019.
Daniela Walters advises on all areas of transactional intellectual property, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, and IP agreements. Daniela has been named to the list of Rising Stars each year since 2017.
Eric Hydorn counsels clients with drafting and prosecuting patent applications and preparing opinions directed to freedom-to-operate, patentability, invalidity, and infringement, particularly in the chemical, biological, mechanical, electromechanical, and software arts. This is Eric’s second year on the list of Rising Stars.