Thomas J. Krul

Of Counsel


Thomas J. Krul

Of Counsel


Contact Information

Office: 734-418-6344
Fax: 734-418-3320

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  • Juris Doctor, Franklin Pierce Law Center (UNH School of Law)
  • Bachelor of Science in Oceanographic Technology, Florida Institute of Technology


  • State of Michigan
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office


Thomas J. Krul is a registered U.S. patent attorney admitted to practice in the state of Michigan and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Tom's practice consists of preparation and prosecution of patent applications in various technical arts, including the mechanical, electro-mechanical and material arts. Tom's areas of practice experience include automotive, aircraft, welding, fasteners, furniture members, valves, pumps and manufacturing process areas. Tom received a Bachelor of Science in Oceanographic Technology from the Florida Institute of Technology and a Juris Doctor Degree from Franklin Pierce School of Law in Concord, New Hampshire. He previously worked for 15 years as an engineer at Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics Corporation in nuclear fluid systems design.

Practice Areas

  • Patents (U.S. and International)
  • Trademarks

Technology Sectors

  • Automotive Components, Including Transmissions, and Installation Fasteners/Clips
  • Furniture Member Operating Mechanisms for Seatback, Headrest, Legrest, and Lumbar
  • Welding and Riveting Systems
  • Aircraft Components and Systems
  • Tool and Die Systems
  • Valves, Valve Operators, and Control Systems
  • Fuel Cell Systems and Solar Panel Systems
  • Portable and Stationary Power Tools
  • Conveyor Systems and Components
  • Pneumatic and Hydraulic Systems