Michael Lee

mlee@beyerlaw.com

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Mr. Lee’s practice is focused primarily on the procurement of both patents and trademarks with an emphasis on software, mechanical, electromechanical, and electronic arts and in advising start-ups regarding Intellectual property matters. Representative technologies handled by Mr. Lee in patent matters include digital devices, semiconductors, software, advanced physics and mathematical related technologies and networking technologies. He also has experience in other in-house counsel issues such as confidentiality agreements and licenses.

Prior to joining Beyer Law Group, Mr. Lee was an in-house patent counsel for the University of California at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories, where Mr. Lee supported plasma fusion, free-electron laser, and Electrical and mechanical engineering groups. Mr. Lee was also an in-house patent counsel for FMC Corporation, where Mr. Lee was involved in government contracts working with the DFARs, confidentiality agreements and licenses.

Mr. Lee’s largest clients are Lam Research Corp. involving semiconductor processing and Stanford University, doing work with magnetic resonance imaging and computer tomography.

Mr. Lee is a member of the U.S. Patent Bar, and is a member of the California State Bar.

Undergraduate Degree:

  • B.A. in Mathematics and Physics; University of California at Davis

Law Degree:

  • University of California Davis School of Law

Patents Mr. Lee has worked on:

4,851,183 United States Department of Energy

UNDERGROUND NUCLEAR POWER STATION USING SELF-REGULATING HEAT-PIPE CONTROLLED REACTORS

4,891,255 United States Department of Energy

(110) ORIENTED SILICON WAFER LATCH ACCELEROMETER AND PROCESS FOR FORMING THE SAME

4,899,084 United States Department of Energy

PARTICLE ACCELERATOR EMPLOYING TRANSIENT SPACE CHARGE POTENTIALS

4,988,619 United States Department of Energy

FLOW CYTOMETRY APPARATUS

5,259,475 FMC Corporation

FRONT WHEEL AND FRONT AND REAR WHEEL STEERING SYSTEM

5,307,279 FMC Corporation

SELF DIAGNOSTIC WHEEL BALANCER

5,314,071 FMC Corporation

GLASS SORTER

5,685,216 FMC Corporation

CONTINUOUS VESSEL DEFLECTION MONITOR DEVICE

5,685,733 Krone Aktiengesellschaft

INSULATION DISPLACEMENT CONTACT

6,950,215 Calient Networks

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MONITORING OPTICAL SWITCHES

7,409,033 The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University

TOMOGRAPHIC RECONSTRUCTION FOR X-RAY CONE-BEAM SCAN DATA

7,455,748 Lam Research Corporation

MAGNETIC ENHANCEMENT FOR MECHANICAL CONFINEMENT OF PLASMA

7,470,627 Lam Research Corporation

WAFER AREA PRESSURE CONTROL FOR PLASMA CONFINEMENT