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Salt Lake City Intellectual Property Attorney Eric Babych Elected Shareholder at Law Firm Brinks Gilson & Lione
January 19, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY—Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the nation’s largest intellectual property law firms, has elected Salt Lake City attorney Eric D. Babych as a shareholder, effective January 2016.

“Eric joined our Salt Lake office from Chicago in 2014, bringing his intellectual property acumen and experience. His legal skills are built on a solid footing too because of his outstanding work as a former research chemist. In addition, Eric brings a great enthusiasm and energy to assisting clients,” said Ryan L. Marshall, managing shareholder of Brinks’ Salt Lake office. “We are excited to welcome him as a shareholder."

Babych has extensive experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications in the U.S. as well as in most foreign jurisdictions. He provides guidance regarding overall patent portfolio strategy, and regularly renders legal opinions related to patentability, freedom-to-operate, non-infringement, and invalidity. Babych has also handled patent appeals before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and oppositions before the European Patent Office. 

Prior to becoming a patent attorney, Babych worked as a research chemist at a biotechnology company and is listed as an inventor on several patent applications. Babych earned a B.S. in chemistry from the University of Utah, and a J.D. from the University of Dayton School of Law.

Brinks Gilson & Lione

The attorneys, scientific advisors and patent agents at Brinks Gilson & Lione focus their practice in the field of intellectual property. Brinks is one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S. Clients around the world use Brinks to help them protect and enforce their intellectual property rights. Brinks lawyers provide counseling in all aspects of patent, trademark, unfair competition, trade secret and copyright law. More information is at