Michael is a registered patent attorney and holds bachelors and masters of science degrees in electrical engineering. Michael has worked with sole inventors, start-ups, Fortune 500 companies, and leading international companies for almost fifteen years. Michael’s practice focuses on preparing and prosecuting United States utility and design patent applications and Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) international applications in the electrical, computer, and mechanical arts. He has particular experience with utility patent applications in the telecommunications field, including applications related to 3G, 4G, Long Term Evolution (LTE), LTE-Advanced, IEEE 802.16 (WiMAX), and future aspects of 5G wireless communications systems. He also has significant experience with patent applications related to semiconductor structures and methods of fabrication, machine-to-machine (M2M) communication for the Internet of Things (IoT), digital and analog circuitry, automated guided vehicle (AGV) systems, public/private key encryption, surgical instruments, and civil engineering structures and tools. Michael works with and counsels clients in complex issues of patent, trademark, and copyright law, export regulations, and government rights to intellectual property. He has prepared patentability, right-to-use, infringement, and validity legal opinions. In his prior fifteen year career as an electrical engineer, Michael designed digital, analog, radio frequency (RF), and microwave circuits and systems for use in military and government wireless voice and data communications devices and radar systems. He also designed, had fabricated, and tested a monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) in conjunction with obtaining his Master of Science degree.