Whatcom County, Washington Patents Lawyers
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I primarily do patent preparation, prosecution, strategy, litigation and licensing, and trademark and other IP and general practice legal work associated with start-ups and small businesses. I assist in protecting and growing intangible assets to their maximum potential while staying within budget. I have domestic and foreign experience in a broad range of technologies, media, digital rights, and open source issues. In particular, I have computer, medical and chemical experience. I enjoy creatively crafting collaborative solutions to complex problems. Please involve me early in the process!
I am a registered U.S. Patent Attorney with an Electrical Engineering degree as well as a Juris Doctor law degree. I have over 20 years experience in patent preparation and prosecution, and have successfully prosecuted hundreds of patent applications to allowance. Importantly, I am dedicated to strong customer service. I believe you deserve timeliness as well as quality.
Michelle has a strong background in identifying and procuring protection for the intellectual property rights of her clients. She has significant experience in protecting new commercial fruit varieties in the United States, and coordinating rights in other countries. Michelle welcomes inquiries from plant breeders and variety owners outside the United States.