Michael L. Drapkin Esq

Holland & Hart

Michael Drapkin is a partner in the Intellectual Property Group at Holland & Hart LLP. He counsels some of the world’s most sophisticated and innovative technology companies in protecting their intellectual property, and on the interplay of patents and standards.

Michael guides the strategic development of their patent portfolios, with a focus on managing the preparation and prosecution of standards-related patents in both the U.S. and abroad. He also has extensive experience with counseling, claim charts, and opinion matters. Much of Michael’s national practice is concentrated within the electronics and computer fields, with an emphasis on wireless communications, semiconductors, software, and complex medical devices.

Michael is a registered patent attorney. He regularly speaks and writes on a range of patent topics, and has held a number of key leadership positions in national intellectual property organizations. He leads a team of 40-plus EE-focused patent attorneys, agents, and engineers at Holland & Hart.

He is Editor-in-Chief of the AIPLA/Bloomberg Law treatise Patents and Standards.