Michael counsels some of the world’s most innovative technology companies in protecting their intellectual property, guiding them in the strategic development and management of their patent portfolios.
He makes great efforts to know each client’s business, their technology, and their strategic objectives, and uses this knowledge to shape his advice.
Much of Michael’s national practice is concentrated within the electronics and computer fields, with an emphasis on wireless communications, semiconductors, software, and complex medical devices. He also has extensive experience with standards-essential patents.
He leads a team of 70+ computer and EE-focused patent attorneys, agents, and engineers. With his team, they have collaborated to create new automation and workflow management solutions that leverage a sophisticated back-end and the team’s technical expertise, to deliver efficient, cost-effective legal services.
Michael was named the U.S. National Practitioner of the Year for Patent Prosecution for 2022 by Managing IP.
Michael regularly speaks and writes on a range of IP issues. He was one of three IP attorneys who spearheaded the successful efforts to bring a Regional Patent Office to Colorado, traveling regularly to Washington, D.C. to meet with the USPTO, White House officials, and Congressional leaders. He served on the Board of Directors for AIPLA, and is the Editor-in-Chief of the treatise, Patents and Standards: Practice, Policy, and Enforcement.