Michelle Henderson

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Biography

Michelle's practice focuses on patent preparation and prosecution, pre-litigation counseling, and opinion work in the chemical, mechanical, and semiconductor arts.  Michelle's experience includes a variety of technologies, as she has drafted numerous patent applications related to petroleum exploration, refining, and production, polymeric, organic, inorganic, and nanoparticle-containing materials, chemical processing, semiconductor fabrication, and mechanical devices. Prior to practicing patent law, Michelle worked as a chemical engineering intern for Union Carbide Corp. and as a research assistant at the Georgia Tech Microelectronics Research Center.  Michelle has over ten years of experience in patent law, where she increased her expertise by working as both a patent agent and a patent attorney for various Intellectual Property boutique firms.

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 2001
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 1998

Honors

  • Robert C. Watson AIPLA Award of 2000
  • Tau Beta Pi Honor Society
  • Omega Chi Epsilon Honor Society
  • The Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society

Education

  • Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia
    • J.D.
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
    • B.S. Chemical Engineering

Professional Associations

  • State Bar of Georgia, Intellectual Property Law Section, Patent Committee, 2002 to Present
  • American Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section, Pro Bono and Chemical Committees, 1999 to Present
  • American Intellectual Property Association, 2000 to 2008

Practice Areas:

  • Patents
  • Trademarks
  • Copyrights