Mike Smith focuses in the area of patent prosecution and patent portfolio building for both large and emerging companies. His experience is rooted in previous roles as head of patents while in-house at two different emerging companies, as well as counseling clients at a large general practice firm and a large patent boutique.
He has drafted and prosecuted patents within many different high-tech fields, including: telecommunications and networks, online gaming, cloud computing and virtual machines, image processing, data storage and enterprise systems, data analytics, AR/VR systems, blockchain applications, drones and connected vehicle systems, cybersecurity, electric vehicles and e-bikes, optics and optical systems, robotics and controls, and other software and electrical fields.
Mike has previous technical experience in semiconductor applications and micro devices, MEMs devices, optical properties of doped nanophosphors, self-assembled monolayers, and electrowetting applications.
- University of Twente (Enschede, the Netherlands), M.S. Candidate, Electrical Engineering
- The George Washington University, B.S., Physics
- United States Patent and Trademark Office