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Michael S. Walters


What you should know about me:

As a attorney on the Electrical & Computer Science team, I primarily draft and prosecute patent applications directed to electrical and computer-implemented innovations. I concentrate on machine-learning, user interfaces, and electrical devices and components. I truly enjoy learning about new subject matter and helping clients reach their intellectual property goals.

  • Known by the team to be punctual, funny, hardworking, and Keeper of Good Snacks
  • Competed in two legal hackathons in law school

Michael’s Experience

Michael helps clients protect their intellectual property. He enjoys reviewing all of a client’s assets to better understand their total portfolios. Most of the time, Michael is assisting clients with preparing and prosecuting patent applications in electrical and computer-implemented subjects, but he also has experience in mechanical fields.

Michael has prepared and prosecuted patent applications related to machine-learning, user interfaces, electrical devices and components, 5G networks, mechanical devices, and a variety of other technologies.

He works with international law firms to manage and prosecute patent applications around the world, and handles clients of all sizes: from entrepreneurs just starting a business to well-established Fortune 500 companies.

Background & Credentials


  • University of Alabama (B.A., Physics & Political Science, summa cum laude, 2016)
  • The Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2020)


  • South Carolina
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


  • Executive Editor for Intellectual Property and Online Media, Penn State Law Review 2019-2020
  • Woolsack Honor Society

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