Michael Thomas focuses his practice on patent counseling and prosecution primarily in the medical and mechanical device fields.

Prior to joining the firm, Michael was a legal intern/contract analyst at an international space and software technology startup company in San Francisco, California where he managed all day-to-day procurement request for its domestic and international purchases, sales, and vendor non-disclosure agreements.

While attending Santa Clara University School of Law, Michael worked as a summer associate for the firm in 2019. He was a contracts intern as part of a high-volume 10-person legal team that executed more than 700 service contracts per month at Stanford University and an intellectual property legal intern at a law firm that focuses on international intellectual property prosecution strategy for small and mid-sized businesses.

While attending Gonzaga University, Michael was a Manufacturer/Maintenance Technician at a company in Portland, Oregon that builds patented liquor-dispensing technology.


Gonzaga University B.S., Mechanical Engineering (2017) President’s List, Dean’s List

Santa Clara University School of Law J.D. (2020) High Tech Law Certificate – Intellectual Property Specialization, with honors, Dean’s List, Witkin Award, CALI Award


California (2021)

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