Ian Sterlin is a registered patent attorney focusing his practice on intellectual property litigation and represents clients in both patent and trademark infringement disputes.
Ian’s previous experiences are founded in a diverse range of intellectual property law perspectives. His background includes internships at the United States Patent and Trademark Office Central Reexamination Unit, where he assisted patent examiners in patent reexamination proceedings; at the in-house litigation department of a mid-size pharmaceutical company, where he assisted with patent litigation issues; and at the University of Michigan Office of Technology Transfer, where he conducted commercialization analyses for novel therapeutics.
Ian has a JD from University of Michigan Law School, where he was the Executive Editor of the Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review, served on the executive board of the Michigan Law Intellectual Property Students Association, and volunteered for the Student Rights Project as a Pro Bono Advocate for students at risk of expulsion. Ian also has an MS in Molecular and Cell Biology and a BS in Biology.