Michael Williamson understands that intellectual property is vital for increasing revenue, expanding market share, and adding overall value to technology companies. Michael strives to learn about a client’s businesses so he can help them with the strategic development of their intellectual property portfolio to aide in achieving their business goals. Michael has worked in a variety of areas, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, licensing, litigation, and overall business advice and general guidance. His strategic guidance includes helping establish and maintain global intellectual property portfolios that include the acquisition, registration, maintenance, and enforcement of patents, trademark and copyrights. Throughout his career he has worked with startup companies, federal agencies, individual inventors, university/research institutions, as well as small companies and Fortune 500 companies with headquarters in the United States and abroad. Michael has spent 10 years providing guidance on areas including:
In addition to helping protect cutting edge technologies, he has issued numerous opinions on patentability, non-infringement, validity, and overall industry landscapes in areas related to food products, processes, packaging, cancer therapeutics and diagnostics, therapeutic delivery systems, compositions, fertilizers, renewable energy process and products, general chemical, biotech, and mechanical inventions. Michael’s strategic counseling includes significant time on educating executives and boards on overall intellectual property and product development. He takes the time to understand a client’s business goals and then works with the company’s senior management to develop a road map to accomplish these goals.