Michael Kerns

Michael Kerns, Attorney

PRACTICE
Intellectual Property
Licensing

EXPERIENCE
Michael’s practice focuses on intellectual property and technology. Michael has extensive experience in patent and trademark prosecution, intellectual property licensing, copyright, trade secrets, and joint development agreements, including university research agreements and governmental agency cooperative research agreements (CRADAs). Prior to joining the firm, he was in-house IP counsel responsible for managing and maintaining large U.S. and worldwide patent and trademark portfolios for established and emerging technologies. His technical experience includes oil and gas technologies, renewable energies, nutrition, polymers, mining, resins, building products, and fertilizers.

BAR ADMISSIONS
State Bar of Georgia
United States Patent and Trademark Office

EDUCATION
University of Virginia, J.D.
University of Georgia, M.S. Physical Chemistry
Wake Forest University, B.A. Chemistry

CONTACT
1300 Bay Area Boulevard
Suite B150-22
Houston, TX 77058
Telephone: (281) 480-2700 Ext 115
Email: mkerns@edmondsiplaw.com