Michael Kraich joined the firm in 2016. His practice includes patent and trademark prosecution, both foreign and domestic. Mr. Kraich handles all aspects of patent preparation and prosecution, including reviewing invention disclosures; conducting interviews with inventors; performing patentability searches; preparing provisional, utility, and design applications; and responding to office actions. He focuses his patent practice on the software, electromechanical, and mechanical arts.
Mr. Kraich received a B.S. in Computer Science, as well as a minor in Architecture, from the University at Buffalo, SUNY in 2013. He later received a J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 2016, with a concentration in intellectual property law. In addition, he earned a certificate in international law, focusing on international commercial transactions and arbitration.
- SUNY University at Buffalo, B.S. 2013
- University of Pittsburgh Law School, J.D. 2016
- New Jersey
- New York (Pending)
- American Intellectual Property Law Association
- New York Intellectual Property Law Association
Mr. Kraich applies his technical and legal expertise to help clients seek and secure foreign and domestic patent protection in a variety of fields including software, mechanical arts, and the industrial and architectural sciences. In addition to patent prosecution, he engages in trademark clearance and prosecution. He also conducts legal research in areas of critical legal development relating to patent and trademark law.
Mr. Kraich was a summer associate with the firm in 2015. Prior to this, he clerked for the New York State Supreme Court, in Queens, NY.