Michael L. Drapkin

    • The Best Lawyers in America© Patent Law (2017)
    • Selected by Federal Circuit Judge Richard Linn and the Linn Inn Alliance in 2013 to receive a Distinguished Service Medal for his efforts in forming the Colorado IP Inn and increasing the profile of the IP Bar in Colorado
    • Selected as one of the world's top patent practitioners in the IAM Patent 1000 – The World's Leading Patent Practitioners (2012-present), in the “highly recommended” category
    • Managing Intellectual Property, IP Star (2013-present)
    • Colorado Super Lawyers®, Intellectual Property (2016)
    • 5280, Top Lawyers 2016, Intellectual Property - Patent
    • 2013 Lexology/International Law Office “ILO” Client Choice Award winner for Intellectual Property: Patents, Colorado
    • Law Week Colorado, Colorado Lawyer of the Year (2012)
    • Silicon Flatirons IP Supporter of the Year (2011)
    • Denver Business Journal, Forty Under 40 (2007)

    • American Intellectual Property Law Association 
      - Chair, Professional Programs Committee (2015-present)
      - Vice Chair, Professional Programs Committee (2013-2015)
    • Intellectual Property Section, Colorado Bar Association
      - Chair (2009-2010)
      - Vice-Chair (2008-2009)
      - Editor, IP Section Newsletter (2007-2008)
      - Advisory Board (2010-2012)
    • American Intellectual Property Law Association, Electronics and Computer Law Committee
      - ECLC Leadership Committee
      - Co-chair, Professional Programs Subcommittee (2010-2013)
    • Silicon Flatirons Law and Technology Center
      - Silicon Flatirons Board
      - IP/IT Advisory Board
    • University of Colorado School of Law
      - MSL Advisory Board
    • Lead, Federal Circuit/Colorado 2012 Coalition
    • Industry Advisory Board, University of Denver School of Engineering and Computer Science
    • Founder's Committee & Executive Committee, Colorado IP Inn of Court
    • Adjunct Professor, University of Colorado School of Law
      - IP Counseling, Patent Drafting and Prosecution
    • Board of Governors, Colorado Bar Association (2010-2011)
    • Board of Trustees, Parlando School of the Arts
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