Member, BSEE, JD
Mike’s engineering background coupled with his experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications allows him to translate complex technical concepts into effective patent claims. Mike’s practice includes all aspects of patent prosecution including application drafting, prosecution, appeals, along with opinion work. Mike’s work is not limited to one specific technology area, but most of his work has been in the field of semiconductors and fiber optics.
Mike began his professional career at IBM working in the PowerPC microprocessor design group. There, Mike’s responsibilities included custom circuit design and implementation of noise modeling tools. Mike has additional industry experience at American Tower Corporation, which is an industry leading owner and operator of wireless communications towers. In law school, Mike interned at the Global Patent Office of General Electric. There, Mike worked with in-house counsel on a variety of quality control projects.
Semiconductor technology, analog and digital circuits, memory systems, microprocessors, computer systems, telecommunication systems, and power transmission and distribution, fiber optic circuitry and hardware
- B.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of Vermont
- Juris Doctor, Quinnipiac University School of Law
- United States Patent and Trademark Office
- North Carolina State Bar
- Connecticut State Bar
- Massachusetts State Bar
- Circuit Design work for several PowerPC microprocessor products
- 4 Years’ Industry experience
- Magna Cum Laude at Quinnipiac University School of Law
- Superior Classroom Performance Award (highest grade), Computer and Internet Law