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Megan E. Tappan*

Patent Engineer

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


Megan is a patent engineer in the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group. She draws on her technical background in mechanical engineering to assist in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications.

Megan earned her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, where she also worked as an engineering research assistant and a machining studio assistant.

She joined Michael Best in 2017 as a member of the EDGE internship program. Prior to joining the firm, Megan interned for Baketech/AMF Bakery, where she helped design and model conveyor switches. Megan previously interned as a filing clerk for a law firm.

Professional Activities

  • Design Leader, Engineers for a Sustainable World, 2016-present


Community Involvement

  • Volunteer, Andrew P. Stewart Center STEM program
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