Eric  - D. - Ruka

Eric D. Ruka

Pittsburgh, Pa.
412.325.3311 - office


  • University of Michigan, B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, magna cum laude, 1995
  • Vanderbilt Law School, J.D., 1999


  • New York Bar
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
Mr. Ruka's primary area of practice is intellectual property, including patent matters.

Representative Experience

  • Prepares and prosecutes patent applications in the mechanical arts, including electromechanical, medical, and optical devices, as well as in the chemical, materials, computer software, Internet, and business method fields
  • Prepares patentability and freedom-to-use opinions on proposed client technologies, and performs due diligence investigations of company patent portfolios
  • Participates in patent litigations involving mechanical, electromechanical, medical device, and business method technologies
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