Michael M. de Angeli, P.C.

Attorney at Law

60 Intrepid Lane

Jamestown, Rhode Island 02835

(401) 423-3190
Fax: (401) 423-3191
E-mail: mdeange@cox[text inserted to prevent spammer bots].net


Registered Patent Attorney
Admitted to Bars of PA & MD
Not admitted in RI




4/91 - Present


Principal, MICHAEL M. DE ANGELI, P.C., Rockville, MD/Jamestown, RI


Work in all aspects of patent practice, including prosecution and defense of patent infringement and trade secret litigation in various U.S. District Courts and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, opposition proceedings at the European Patent Office, appeals of decisions of the Japanese Patent Office, and licensing negotiations with U.S. and foreign corporations. Continued work in preparation and prosecution of patent applications, and preparation of right-to-use studies in a variety of technical areas, including hybrid vehicles; battery monitoring technology; toys; vehicles; furniture; water purification; ATM communication technology; solution of diverse problems by mathematical analysis of networks; medical eqipment; optical systems, including GRIN and aspherical optics; electro-chemical instrumentation; semiconductor manufacturing, optical character recognition, and nondestructive tomographic imaging of structures.


1/90 - 3/91


Partner, MYERS, ROSE & LINIAK, Bethesda, MD


Experience in patent litigation, including contested interferences before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Extensive infringement and validity studies in connection with proposed corporate acquisitions. Continued work in patent prosecution, principally involving amorphous semiconductor materials and devices, optical systems, high technology materials as applied to mechanical devices, and image analysis and processing.


7/87 - 12/89


Associate, PENNIE & EDMONDS, Washington, D.C./New York, N.Y.


Work in all areas of U.S. and foreign patent prosecution, and in client counseling, including right to use studies, patent infringement and validity analyses, evaluation of patent portfolios, and securing of world wide rights in new developments in a wide variety of technologies, including: millimeter wave imaging techniques, digital signal processing, image processing, process analysis and control, semiconductor fabrication (including CHEMFET, GaAs and InP technologies), optical systems, high temperature superconductivity, optical disk memory devices, distributed computer systems, massively parallel computer architectures, and a wide range of mechanical devices.


4/85 - 7/87




Work in all areas of U.S. and foreign patent preparation and prosecution, and in a variety of client counseling areas, including: right to use studies, infringement and validity studies, detailed portfolio analysis, and preparation of corporate intellectual property education and protection programs. Technical areas included a number of aspects of communications, such as satellite communications, chirp systems, complex format video and teletext transmission, intra computer system communication, and digital FM techniques. Other major areas of exposure include basic physics topics such as nuclear magnetic resonance, catalyst surface area measurement, and a number of mixed analog/digital instrument systems.


10/78 - 3/85




Experience included all phases of U.S. and foreign patent and trademark prosecution, including reissue and reexamination, patent, trade secret, and trademark litigation, and patent infringement and validity investigations. Technical areas included seismic data processing, data compression, and geological exploration techniques; memory system architecture and control, digital and analog servo systems, error detection and correction, codeword translation, tape and disk drive mechanical design, and system architecture. Other areas of concentration included a wide variety of instrument systems, both analog and digital, pattern recognition, and distributed process control systems.


1976 - 1978


Division Patent Counsel, AIRCO, INC. (Now BOC, Inc.), Murray Hill, N.J.


Responsible for all intellectual property concerns for superconductor and welding products groups, including patent preparation and prosecution, litigation support, trademark monitoring and infringement studies.




1976 J.D., Dickinson School of Law, Carlisle, PA

Winner, Nathan Burkan Memorial Competition; Moot Court; Curriculum Committee member


1973 B.A., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Physics major; Dean's List, Senior Year




U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, 1975

Pennsylvania Bar, 1976

Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 1988

U.S. Supreme Court, 1995

Maryland Bar, 1996




American Bar Association; Chairman, Young Lawyers Division, Patent, Trademark and Copyright Committee, 1983 1984

American Intellectual Property Law Association




Currently Chair, Jamestown Harbor Commission

Board Chairman, National Youth Marine Alliance

Mystic Seaport Volunteer Staff

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