- Electrical Engineering & Electronics
- State of Georgia, 2006
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2008
Georgia Institute of Technology, B.S. in Electrical Engineering, 2010
Georgia State University College of Law, JD, 2006
Georgia Institute of Technology, B.S. in Industrial Engineering, 2003
As a former Patent Examiner for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO), Michael Powell has experience in patent prosecution from the examiner's perspective. While at the PTO, Michael’s particular focus was in healthcare records and business methods related to healthcare. His experience includes preparing office actions and responding to proposed amendments. Before joining the PTO, Michael served as general counsel to MedSide Healthcare, a home health agency located in Sandy Springs, GA.
Counsel, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2021-present
Associate, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2015-2020
Examiner, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2015
General Counsel, MedSide Corp., 2009-2014
Partner, Kalia Bagwell LLP, 2008-2009
- October 3, 2019St. Ives Country Club, Johns Creek, Georgia
Cantor Colburn is proud to be a returning Gold Sponsor of the CIP CUP® 2019 Charity Intellectual Property Golf Tournament on October 3, 2019.
- July 25, 2018New York, New York
Cantor Colburn is sponsoring the 15th Annual Patents for Financial Services Summit on July 25-26, 2018 in New York City. Partner Brad Lawrence will moderate a panel discussion on patent matters and AI - artificial intelligence. Co-Managing Partner Philmore Colburn II and Associate Michael Powell will also attend the summit.
- June 8, 2017Atlanta, Georgia
Cantor Colburn is proud to sponsor the Beer Tasting & BBQ Battle, a collaborative effort of the Atlanta Legal Aid Society and the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation to raise funds and awareness to support critical programs administered by each organization in the Atlanta area.
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