DETROIT, Mich. (PRWEB) February 04, 2014
Dickinson Wright LLP is pleased to announce that Eric Lavers has joined the firm’s Toronto office as Of Counsel.
Mr. Lavers practices intellectual property law with an emphasis on the acquisition, protection and enforcement of patent rights within Canada and around the world. In addition to drafting and prosecuting patent applications, Mr. Lavers also regularly provides opinions on a diverse range of patent issues, including patentability, infringement, validity and freedom-to-operate, as well as intellectual property and technology aspects of commercial transactions. He has worked extensively with clients in a wide array of technology sectors, including the electronics, telecommunications, aerospace, optics, acoustics, analytical physics, power control, and software fields.
Mr. Lavers is a member of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada and the Toronto Intellectual Property Group. Mr. Lavers is called to both the Bar of Ontario and the New York State Bar. He received his B.A.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Toronto and his J.D. from the University of Toronto.
About Dickinson Wright LLP
Dickinson Wright LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 40 practice areas and is a part of Dickinson Wright PLLC. Founded in 1878, Dickinson Wright has over 350 lawyers in offices located in Detroit, Troy, Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, Lansing, and Saginaw, Mich.; Columbus, Ohio; Las Vegas, Nev.; Nashville, Tenn.; Phoenix, Ariz. (operating as Dickinson Wright/Mariscal Weeks); and Washington, D.C. Dickinson Wright LLP has over 35 lawyers in Toronto, Canada.