Professional Biography

Michael J. Smith Patent Agent

Senior Patent Agent

  • New York

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    F +1.212.977.1649

    New York

    30 Rockefeller Plaza, 22nd Floor

    New York, NY




Mike Smith, a senior patent agent in the firm's New York office, focuses in the area of patent prosecution covering a range of industries, including telecommunications, semiconductor devices, computer science, business methods, microelectromechanical systems and other electrical technologies. He has prosecuted patent applications for established companies and emerging startups in various high-tech fields, including social media and networks, user interface design and interactivity, telecommunications, gaming, cloud computing and virtual machines, image processing, data storage and enterprise systems, and other software and electrical fields. He has technical experience in optical properties of doped nanophosphors, self-assembled monolayers, electrowetting, semiconductor applications and micro devices.


Areas of Focus

Bar and Court Admissions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


  • University of Twente, M.S., candidate (coursework completed), Electrical Engineering, 2003
  • The George Washington University, B.S., Physics, 1998