Eric helps acquire and defend intellectual property assets. He prepares and prosecutes patent applications for a wide variety of domestic and international clients before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He also counsels clients regarding related intellectual property issues, such as patentability and freedom to practice opinions.
While practicing generally in the mechanical arts, Eric’s prior experience focused specifically on internal combustion engines, hydraulic systems, pneumatic systems, and medical devices. Eric draws upon his industry experience as a Mechanical Development Engineer for diesel engine lube and cooling systems to provide individualized counsel regarding the impact of intellectual property on design, testing, validation, and manufacturing of complex mechanical products. Prior to joining Frost Brown Todd, Eric was an associate attorney at a boutique intellectual property law firm serving a diverse set of clients with approximately fifty other attorneys.
Indiana University McKinney School of Law, J.D., 2011
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 2007, cum laude
The Supreme Court of Ohio
United States Patent and Trademark Office
Selected for inclusion in Ohio Rising Stars®, 2018-2023
Rose-Hulman Distinguished Young Alumni Award, 2018
FBT Mentor of the Year, 2017
Cincinnati Intellectual Property Law Association, Past President
Cincinnati Bar Association
Ohio State Bar Association
Rose-Hulman Alumni Club Coordinator
Young Professionals’ Choral Collective
April 10, 2018
January 25, 2017