Michael L. Kiklis is a patent attorney with 20 years of experience in all areas of patent law. He has procured numerous patents, litigated patents, and challenged patents in various proceedings at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). He holds both a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in computer science from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell and Boston University, respectively. Mr. Kiklis received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Syracuse University College of Law.
Mr. Kiklis is a partner at Oblon Spivak in Alexandria, Virginia. His current practice consists primarily of patent litigation and trials before the USPTO’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board with a particular emphasis on software patent matters. He writes and lectures extensively on leading edge, intellectual property issues, such as patentable subject matter under 35 U.S.C. § 101 and the new post-grant proceedings at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.