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Biography

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.

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Education

Law School

Indiana University McKinney School of Law, J.D., 2011

Undergraduate School 

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 2007, cum laude

Bar Membership

Eric is licensed to practice in the following state:

Ohio, 2012

Courts

Eric is admitted to practice before the following courts:

The Supreme Court of Ohio

United States Patent and Trademark Office

Recognition

Local & National Recognition

Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars®, 2018-2019

Rose-Hulman Distinguished Young Alumni Award, 2018

FBT Mentor of the Year, 2017

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

Cincinnati Intellectual Property Law Association, Past President

Cincinnati Bar Association

Ohio State Bar Association

Civic Activities

Civic & Charitable Organizations

Rose-Hulman Alumni Club Coordinator

Young Professionals’ Choral Collective

Presentations

Eric was invited to speak at the following events:

“The Business of Intellectual Property,” Presentations to Miami University and University of Cincinnati MBA Students (2017)

“The Business of Patents,” Presentation to Xavier University MBA Students (2014, 2015, 2016)