Detroit-based Dickinson Wright has announced the addition of Joseph J. Pytel to the firm’s Troy office as of counsel.
Pytel has more than 15 years of industry experience, concentrating his practice on intellectual property matters and preparing and prosecuting patent applications in the electrical, computer hardware and software, and mechanical arts.
While at Electronic Data Systems and Hewlett Packard, Pytel supported a major automotive company and held roles including project software engineer, engineering project manager, and global ITIL process owner for change and release management.
In addition, Pytel serves as secretary for the Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association and is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and the American Intellectual Property Law Association.
Pytel earned his bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from GMI Engineering and Management Institute; two master’s degrees in manufacturing management and operations management from Kettering University; and his juris doctorate from Thomas M. Cooley Law School.