Michael C. Brandt

Michael C. Brandt

Invoke IP, Principal

San Jose, California

Mr. Brandt concentrates his practice on drafting and prosecuting patents in the computer software and hardware fields. His sub-specialties include telecommunications, enterprise software, electrical systems, business methods, speech recognition and signal analysis, networking protocols, cryptography, consumer electronics, embedded systems, database models and e-commerce. Mr. Brandt also assists clients in the preparation of opinions of clearance, non-infringement, and invalidity. Mr. Brandt has authored and published Compulsory Licenses in the Aftermath of eBay Inc. v. MercExchange, L.L.C.: The Courts' Authority to Impose Prospective Compensatory Relief for Patent Infringement, 17 Fed. Cir. B.J. 699 (2008). Mr. Brandt earned his Juris Doctorate, cum laude from the George Mason University. During law school, Mr. Brandt served as the Notes Director for the Federal Circuit Bar Journal. Mr. Brandt was also a member of both the J. Reuben Clark Law Society and the BYU Management Society. Prior to law school, Mr. Brandt worked as a web developer, software engineer, and technical editor. Mr. Brandt earned his B.S. degree in Computer Engineering, with a minor in Mathematics from the Brigham Young University. At Brigham Young University, Mr. Brandt was selected as a Finalist in the IEEE Student Paper Contest. Mr. Brandt is fluent in Portuguese.

Experience

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  • Principal
    May 2022 ∼ Present 6 months
  • Patent Attorney
    Feb 2021* ∼ May 2022 1 year
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Connections

Michael D. Wheatley
MW
Michael D. Wheatley
Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP, Counsel
George Mason University
Johnny Ma
JM
Johnny Ma
ArentFox Schiff, Partner
George Mason University
Wendell J. Bartnick
WB
Wendell J. Bartnick
Holland & Knight LLP, Partner
George Mason University
Jeremy C. Huang
JH
Jeremy C. Huang
Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker, Associate
George Mason University
Nicholas X. Purtell
NP
Nicholas X. Purtell
McGuireWoods LLP, Attorney
George Mason University