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About Michael

Michael P. Shepherd’s practice emphasizes client counseling and patent prosecution in the areas of software and other computer-related technologies.

Mr. Shepherd has significant experience counseling clients on obtaining patent protection for a variety of technically complex technologies, including computer architecture and chip design, graphics processing units, robotics, neural networks and other machine learning technologies, programming language design, static analysis of source code, and cloud computing platforms and applications.

Mr. Shepherd’s professional technical experience includes several years working as an embedded software engineer on radar and sonar systems at Lockheed Martin Corp. and Northrop Grumman Corp. Mr. Shepherd is also an avid Python programmer.

Publications

Authored, “The USPTO Addresses the Wonderland of Strained Analogies,” The Recorder (January 14, 2019).

Quoted in, “4 Ways To Boost Odds Of Getting An Alice Rejection Reversed,” Law360 (April 4, 2018).

Authored, “So You’re Saying There’s A Chance!? — Section 101 Arguments That Beat the Odds in Recent PTAB Appeals,” The Recorder (February 8, 2018).

 

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Education

J.D. cum laude, Order of the Coif, Yeshiva University, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (2009) ​Associate Articles Editor, Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal​


M.S., Computer Science, Syracuse University (2005)


B.S. cum laude, Computer Science, University of Notre Dame (2002)

Admissions
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office 2009
  • California 2010
  • New York 2010

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