Seasoned attorney Eric J. Sosenko joins Honigman as a partner in its patent practice and growing IP Department
Eric J. Sosenko, an attorney with more than 25 years of experience, has joined Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP as a partner in its Intellectual Property Department’s Patent Practice Group. The firm’s IP department, which serves clients locally, nationally and internationally, has grown rapidly over the past several years, adding 10 attorneys since January 2014.
Sosenko’s practice focuses on patent and trademark procurement, product and mark clearance, and related transactions in a wide variety of technical fields, including mechanical, electro-mechanical, medical and material arts. He counsels clients on the strategic implementation and management of domestic and international intellectual property portfolios. Sosenko is very knowledgeable about U.S. and foreign patent and trademark law, including extensive experience in international protection under multinational treaties. His clients include large domestic and foreign companies, as well as local start-ups and second-stage companies. Sosenko has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America, Michigan Super Lawyers, DBusiness as a “Top Lawyer” and Managing Intellectual Property magazine as an “IP Star.”
He earned a J.D. from West Virginia University College of Law and received a B.S. in mechanical engineering from West Virginia University.
He joins Honigman from Brinks Gilson & Lione in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Honigman’s IP Department consists of more than 80 legal professionals with experience in patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret services, including search, procurement, enforcement and anti-counterfeiting. The professionals in the IP Department serve clients from large corporations to start-up companies and have experience in numerous industries, including automotive (OEM and suppliers), advertising, banking, biotechnology, consumer products, e-commerce, electronics, fashion, food and beverage, gaming and hospitality, insurance, medical services and devices, pharmaceuticals, publishing (newspapers, books, magazines, multi-media), real estate, restaurant, retailing, software, telecommunications and transportation.
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