Michelle Brooks

Registered Patent Attorney Associate

Michelle Brooks

Michelle Brooks

Registered Patent Attorney Associate

Michelle focuses on patent preparation and prosecution, counseling and opinions and defending clients' intellectual property assets, primarily within the electronic and electrical-engineering-related arts. She supports clients across an array of industries in developing and managing their patent portfolios. Michelle also guides companies through the extensive patent process and is experienced in managing international patent portfolios in foreign patent applications under the Patent Cooperation Treaty.

Outside of work, Michelle likes to go on spontaneous international trips, hike and ski, and read archeological action novels.

  • Education
    • J.D., Vanderbilt University
    • B.S., Northwestern University, Engineering-Computer Science
  • Practice Focus
    • Patent Preparation and Prosecution
      • Domestic and international patent preparation and prosecution
      • Standards-related patents
    • Opinions and Counseling
      • Patent infringement and validity analysis
      • Non-infringement/invalidity opinions
      • Product design counseling
    • Patent Licensing and Due Diligence
      • Strategic patent acquisitions
      • Product clearances
      • IP due diligence
  • Technical Experience
    • Wireless communications
    • Home automation
    • Semiconductors
    • Software
  • Professional Admissions & Associations
    • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
    • Utah State Bar
    • State Bar of New Mexico
    • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Publications, Speaking Engagements & Presentations
    • “Copyright Litigation Strategies,” American Bar Association Section of Intellectual Property Law, Contributing Author, 2017