Stanley M. Erjavac (Stan)

Principal / Detroit Metro Office

Stan concentrates his practice in intellectual property litigation, patent and trademark procurement, licensing and counseling.

Prior to law school, Stan worked as a project design engineer in the material handling industry concentrating in automotive applications.

  • Intellectual Property Litigation: Pretrial Practice Guide, John Wiley & Sons, 1996 (Supplements 1997 and 1998), contributing author.

Awards & Distinctions

  • Best Lawyers, Patent Law, 2021
  • Managing Intellectual Property, “IP Stars,” 2014-2020
  • DePaul Law Review, Articles and Notes Editor


J.D., DePaul University, 1988

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 1984

Bar & Court Admissions


U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office