Practice Areas



  • New Leaders in the Law, November 2013, The Connecticut Law Tribune


  • State of Connecticut, 2007
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2004


University of Connecticut School of Law, J.D. and Certificate in Intellectual Property, with honors, 2007

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, M.E., Computer and Systems Engineering, 2002

Kettering University, B.S., Computer Engineering, 1999

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Eric J. Baron

Partner and Co-Chair of the Artificial Intelligence Practice Group
860.286.2929, ext. 1224

Eric Baron represents clients on all aspects of patent application preparation, prosecution, and patent portfolio development. Eric’s patent practice focuses on electrical and mechanical arts, particularly computer hardware and software, semiconductors, telecommunications, internet and e-commerce, artificial intelligence, business methods, electrical circuits, aerospace, medical, industrial, and automotive technologies. Eric has several years of in-house experience overseeing internal invention disclosure processing and outside counsel in domestic and foreign patent matters for a broad array of aerospace and industrial technologies. Prior to joining the firm, Eric was an engineer at Hamilton Sundstrand, a division of United Technologies Corporation, where he worked as a hardware systems engineer and a software engineer on engine controls, on-board diagnostics, flight controls, air management systems, and test systems for a variety of military and commercial aircraft.

Experience Highlights

Partner, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2018-present

Counsel, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2015-2017

Associate, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2012-2014

Secondment as Patent Process Management Attorney, Hamilton Sundstrand Corp., 2010-2012

Associate, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2007-2009

Patent Agent, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2006-2007

Engineer, Hamilton Sundstrand Corp., a division of United Technologies Corp., 1994-2006



Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association

Intellectual Property Owners Association

Order of the Engineer

New York Intellectual Property Law Association

Connecticut Intellectual Property Law Association


Community/Civic Involvement

Board Member, Connecticut Invention Convention, 2013-present

  • President, 2019-2023
  • Vice President, 2018-2019
  • Chair of Governance Committee