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Abigail J. Griffin*

Patent Engineer

*Names that appear with an asterisk indicate a Michael Best professional not admitted to practice law.

Overview

Abigail brings years of hands-on experience in electrical engineering to her work with patent lawyers and agents. Aided by a keen understanding of the science behind intellectual property management, she successfully guides electrical patents through all phases of preparation and prosecution.

Her skills include C and C++ programming, as well as VHSIC Hardware Description Language. She is particularly interested in electric motors, electromagnetics, and renewable energy sources.

Experience

Abigail assists with the preparation and prosecution of both U.S. and international patent applications covering a variety of technologies in the electrical and computer arts. She has particular experience with:

  • Artificial intelligence applied to object detection and recognition for public safety systems, including neural networking and distributed neural networking
  • Wireless communications systems and devices, including LTE and LMR technologies
  • Wireless charging systems and devices
  • Lighting and lighting control systems
  • Water heater control systems
  • Vehicle electronics and vehicle control systems and software, including regenerative braking systems
  • Lighting and lighting control systems
  • Wireless charging and power transfer systems
  • 3D computed tomography, surface scanning, and other medical imaging systems and software
  • Semiconductors and electronic components, including supercapacitors

Prior to joining Michael Best, Abigail interned at Eaton’s Cooper Power Systems, where she worked extensively with transformers and regulators, and developed a new system to verify regulator oil levels.

Honors & Recognitions

During her undergraduate career, Ms. Griffin received the MSOE Presidential Scholarship and MSOE Merit Scholarship.

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