Michael Mutter

Intellectual Property & Technology Protection

Mike has practiced in intellectual property law for over 35 years, with specific expertise in the areas of patent prosecution, licensing, litigation and post grant proceedings. His experience acting as in-house counsel for several tech start-ups, his time as a Patent Examiner at the USPTO, and his experience in licensing large patent portfolios gives him a well-rounded approach when counseling clients on IP protection and rights. 


His proven track record includes presenting cases before U.S. Federal District Courts, the USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and worked extensively in the area of licensing technology. Mike has served lead counsel in numerous Federal litigations and Patent Office inter party proceedings and is involved in domestic and international patent prosecution for clients throughout the world. He has negotiated numerous license agreements and is a recognized expert on IP protection both in the U.S. and around the world.


Specialties: 

  • Intellectual Property Protection
  • Patent Application & Protection
  • Technology Licensing
  • Patent, Copyright and Trademark Litigation
  • International Legal Protection

Industries: 

  • Electronics 
  • Electrical & Industrial Devices
  • Medical Devices
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Government 

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