Michael P. Girard

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EDUCATION
  • J.D., University of Virginia, 1994
  • B.S., magna cum laude in Mechanical Engineering, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1990
BAR ADMISSION
  • Oregon, 1999
  • Virginia, 1994 (inactive)
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (Reg. No. 38,467)
YEAR JOINED FIRM

1998

 


PRACTICE AREA OVERVIEW

Since 1994, Mr. Girard has specialized in planning, preparing, and prosecuting U.S. and international patent applications. Mr. Girard’s practice also includes patent infringement and validity analysis, trademark work, and design patent applications. He has litigation, licensing, and counseling experience.

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE

Mr. Girard has worked with clients in many different technology areas, including computer and information systems, manufacturing, medical devices, transportation, agriculture and wood products, and consumer products, with an emphasis on the mechanical and system aspects in these areas.

PRIOR PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Systems engineer in the automotive industry.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
  • Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association
ARTICLES AUTHORED