Michael is a registered patent attorney whose work experience includes preparation and prosecution of patent applications as well as client support in portfolio management and invention harvesting. Michael attended SMU Dedman School of Law, where he graduated with honors. He focused his legal studies on intellectual property matters including patent licensing, litigation, and both domestic and international prosecution. While earning his J.D., he clerked at a Dallas intellectual property boutique.
Before attending law school, Michael graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in Computer Engineering and a minor in Mathematics. Michael’s coursework focused on computer architecture and integrated circuit design, and he also gained experience in software development. During his undergraduate career, Michael interned at Halliburton in the Software Development Group and at L-3 Communications’ Mission Integration Division.
United States Patent and Trademark Office
Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, J.D., 2014
Texas A&M University, B.S., Computer Engineering, 2011
Professional Associations and Memberships
The Honorable Lee Yeakel Intellectual Property American Inn of Court
Austin Intellectual Property Law Association
American Intellectual Property Law Association
Texas Bar Association
Delizio Gilliam, Associate, 2014-2015, Austin, TX