State Bar of Maryland

District of Columbia Bar

U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

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  • J.D., University of Baltimore School of Law, summa cum laude, 1999
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, 1990
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 1983

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Michael Angert

Michael Angert is a registered patent and trademark attorney and has worked with sole inventors, small business owners, start-ups, Fortune 500 companies, and leading international companies for more than twenty years. Michael’s practice focuses on preparing and prosecuting U.S. utility and design patent applications as well as Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) international applications and Hauge Convention international design 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, and future aspects of 5G wireless communications systems, and wireless communications in general. Michael counsels domestic and foreign clients regarding trademarks and prepares and prosecutes US trademarks and International (Madrid Protocol) trademark applications for US and international clients.

Michael has significant experience with patent applications related to:

  • Wireless Communication and Technology
  • Computer Software
  • Digital and Analog Circuitry
  • Robotics
  • Mechanical Devices
  • Semiconductor Structures and Methods of Fabrication
  • Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Communication for the Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Public/Private Key Encryption
  • Civil Engineering Structures

He works with and counsels clients in complex issues of patent, trademark and copyright law, export regulations, and government rights to intellectual property, and requirements related to website privacy and terms of use policies. 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. While obtaining his master of science degree, he furthermore designed, fabricated, and tested a monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC).


  • Ongoing Volunteer Construction Team Leader for Habitat for Humanity Metro Maryland
  • Committee Member, Maryland State Bar Association (MSBA) Local & Specialty Bar Liaison Committee
  • Participant, Maryland Connected and Automated Vehicle Working Group (Maryland Department of Transportation)


  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)


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