Michelle L. Gross
Ms. Gross is a registered patent attorney and owner of the Law Offices of Michelle L. Gross, P.C., a firm that employs a seamless approach to protecting clients' technology and intellectual property to allow clients' businesses to thrive. She provides a diverse array of intellectual property services including patent prosecution and procurement, patentability searches and opinions, foreign patenting services, invalidity and infringement analysis and opinions, and transactional trademark and copyright services to clients in a variety of industries including electronics, telecommunications, computer hardware and software, optics, data encryption, signal processing, medical devices, and renewable energy sources.
Ms. Gross holds B.S. degrees in physics and finance from the University of Wisconsin and graduated cum laude from the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University where she earned a certificate in intellectual property law, was a Willard H. Pedrick Scholar, and was selected to participate in the prestigious Steven G. Lisa Patent Law Fellowship Program. She is a member of the Arizona and Illinois State Bars and is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office.
Ms. Gross is also a Professor of Practice at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law where she serves as Director of the Lisa Foundation Patent Law Clinic and the Masters of Legal Studies, Patent Practice Program. Her instructional focus is on training students in the practical applications of laws and rules pertaining to transactional intellectual property practice, namely the practical aspects of patent and trademark drafting and prosecution. She has developed curriculum for and teaches courses in Comprehensive Patent Practice, Patent Drafting, Patent Law, and Patent Licensing & Enforcement.