Alleman Hall McCoy Russell & Tuttlle LLP Intellectual Property Law

Don Lewis

tel:   971.271.8020


  • J.D., with honors, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan
  • M.S., Engineering, Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, Michigan


  • Donald J. Lewis currently represents clients in a variety of patent matters, including patent portfolio management and strategy development, patent procurement, and patent appeals.
  • Has over five years of in-house experience with intellectual property matters including patent procurement, non-infringement and design-around client counseling.
  • Has drafted and prosecuted patents in a range of technical fields, including electronic feedback control systems, automotive electronics, electromechanical actuators, engine and transmission systems, and computer software.


  • Technical Specialist for Ford Motor Company in the area of engine systems and emissions.
  • Awarded Ford Scientific Research Technical Achievement Award
  • Named inventor on more than 90 United States Patents to date.
  • Research experience in the areas of vehicle emissions, engine control systems, engine system signal processing, and electromechanical engine actuators.
  • Designed engine and transmission manufacture test systems.
  • Designed prototype circuitry for engine and transmission systems.


  • Registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.