Michael is a paralegal and trademark specialist at Bean, Kinney & Korman. He has over 28 years of experience in the legal industry with more than 20 years focused on various aspects of trademark prosecution, maintenance, and enforcement. In addition, his paralegal experience includes anti-dumping and countervailing duty law, complex dispute resolution, commercial and civil litigation and corporate transactional work. Michael has been a member of the International Trademark Association (“INTA”) since 2002. He has served as a member of INTA’s Trademark Administrator’s Subcommittee on Special Projects, Brand Names Education Found Public Information Committee, and TMA Roundtable Subcommittee Project Team. He is the current Co-Chair of the Trademark Administrator’s Committee’s Subcommittee on Networking and Outreach. He is MEMBER-Elect to the Unreal Campaign Committee, INTA’s public awareness initiative designed to educate students (ages 14-18) about the importance of trademarks and the dangers of counterfeiting.
Awards and Honors
- Trademark Administrator’s Award – INTA Trademark Administrator’s Committee – 2020-2022
Berlin, Germany, September 2019
Professional & Community Affiliations
- International Trademark Association (Member, Trademark Administrators Committee; Member, Trademark Administrator’s Roundtable Project Team Subcommittee)