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In his role as an associate at Global IP, Michael helps clients protect their innovative concepts and products by providing strategic legal counsel in numerous areas related to patent monetization and enforcement. His practice includes patent infringement analysis, patent portfolio assessment, and assisting in patent litigation cases and PTAB proceedings. Michael has been involved in monetization efforts in valuable technology areas as such wireless telecommunications, video-over-IP, electronic messaging, and location-based services.


Michael received his J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law, where he graduated magna cum laude and was inducted into Chicago-Kent’s Order of the Coif chapter. While there, Michael developed his knowledge of patent law through patent-related coursework that focused areas such as software patents and patent drafting. Additionally, Michael was a Notes & Comments Editor for the Chicago-Kent Law Review, and his note titled “Opening the Floodgates: An Analysis of How State Intellectual Property Law Could Change the Modern Internet” was selected for publication in the 98th volume of the Chicago-Kent Law Review.


Michael’s technical background is in chemistry, having received a degree in Chemistry from Western Illinois University. Prior to law school, he primarily worked in the pharmaceutical industry and performed quality control testing for various pharmaceutical companies.

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