Dominic Yobbi understands how critical it is to protect ideas and the individuals who create them. Combining his knowledge of engineering and passion for intellectual property law, Dominic assists clients with a range of IP needs, particularly in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications.
With an analytical and meticulous nature, Dominic prepares patent applications, responds to office actions and notices, evaluates and recommends prosecution and portfolio strategies, and advises and instructs foreign associates. He also conducts prior art and trademark searches, prepares patentability evaluations, and handles trademark oppositions.
Before entering law school, Dominic worked as a software testing engineer for Ansys Inc., where he provided support in the development of engineering simulation software used to determine how objects and materials behave in the physical world. He also completed research during his time at Case Western Reserve University studying how new algorithms added to the Ansys meshing module would affect computational fluid dynamics results on fluid flow analysis.
Dominic also gained experience as a judicial intern for the Honorable Deborah A. Haendiges of the Supreme Court of New York and for the Hon. Mary Jane Bowes of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania.
While attending law school, Dominic served as the paper chase editor and editorial board member for JURIST, the world’s only law school-based, comprehensive online legal news service.
Professional and Community Involvement
Member, American Bar Association
Member, Indiana Bar Association