Harness IP Principal Michael Thomas has been recognized as one of the nation’s top attorneys in the BTI Client Service All-Stars 2019 report. Client Service All-Stars are nominated exclusively by clients for their superior service, innovative thought leadership and unparalleled legal skills. Michael is one of only twenty-three intellectual property attorneys nationwide selected for this year’s award.
Michael represents and advises clients in every area of intellectual property law, including obtaining utility and design patents, trademark registrations and copyright protection worldwide; negotiating and licensing intellectual property rights; conducting due diligence, freedom to operate and patent validity studies; and litigating disputes via the federal courts and Inter Partes Reviews (IPRs). He has argued successfully before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Michael also routinely advises foreign counsel about the intricacies of U.S. patent and trademark practice.
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About Harness IP
Harness IP has obtained more than 65,000 patents for its clients since its founding in 1921 and currently manages more than 18,000 trademarks for clients around the globe. Presently ranked sixth among the nation’s top patent firms as reported by Law360, Harness IP safeguards critical IP assets on a global scale for Fortune 500 companies, private and public businesses, universities, inventors, artists and entrepreneurs. Harness IP has offices in the metropolitan areas of Dallas, Detroit, St. Louis and Washington, D.C. Visit www.harnessip.com and follow @harnessdickey for more information.