Michael E. Fogarty focuses his practice on patent procurement and intellectual property portfolio management in numerous areas of technology, including semiconductor electronics and manufacturing, computer software and hardware, microprocessor design, radio-frequency (RF) and microwave components and systems, network and telecommunication systems, and internet and business method-related inventions. Michael also has far-reaching experience performing patent infringement and validity analysis, as well as counseling clients on how to avoid infringement of patents, and formulating strategies and policies for generating a patent portfolio.
Prior to entering the practice of law, Michael gained extensive experience as an electrical engineer. He worked for Eaton Corporation and for United Technologies as a design engineer, and was responsible for various aspects of the design and integration of microwave radar systems. Michael received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering.
Counsels domestic and foreign corporations with regard to patent procurement and protection for various technologies, including semiconductors, computer hardware and software, telecommunications, batteries, fuel cells and home appliances
Won numerous “in-house” client awards for obtaining significant patents in various technology areas on behalf of a Fortune 100 company
The Legal 500 US 2019
Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners 2013 to 2017
St. John’s University School of Law, JD, 1992
Polytechnic University, MSEE, 1988
New York Institute of Technology, BS, Electrical Engineering, 1984
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