Michael’s practice focuses on Intellectual Property matters, as well as related litigation, entertainment, and media matters. He studied Chemical Engineering in his undergraduate program at Virginia Tech and obtained his law degree from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois. Michael’s patent practice covers diverse technology fields, including chemical processing, petroleum processing, biodiesel processing, medical devices, electrical devices, combustion engines and compressors, and related mechanical devices.
Michael is registered to practice law in California and Virginia. He is also a registered patent attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. In his litigation practice, Michael has represented clients in state and federal trial courts across the country, the Ninth Circuit and Federal Circuit Courts of Appeal, as well as before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Michael also represents clients in arbitration, mediation, and private negotiation matters to resolve disputes or consummate business relationships.