Michael A. Messina is a patent attorney resident in our firm’s Tysons Corner, Virginia Office. Mike’s practice focuses on counseling clients and prosecuting patent applications in the electrical fields, including semiconductor device manufacturing, computer hardware, telecommunications, and automotive diagnostic electronics. He also counsels clients in the field of advanced medical devices and mechanical arts. Mike has substantial experience in post-grant review proceedings, including preparing reexamination requests and defending patents undergoing ex parte and inter partes reexamination.
Before becoming a patent attorney, Mike worked as a development engineer at AT&T Technologies in the integrated circuit manufacturing operation. He received his J.D. from Cornell Law School and his B.M.E., magna cum laude, from the Pratt Institute.
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