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Michael A. Pastoria*

Patent Engineer

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


Michael is a Patent Engineer who assists with drafting, preparation, and prosecution of patent applications directed to mechanical innovations. He works closely with Michael Best attorneys to obtain strong patent protection for clients’ valuable intellectual assets.

Michael participated in Michael Best’s EDGE engineering internship program before joining the firm full-time. While pursuing his education, Michael was an intern with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. He focused on quality assurance and process improvement, including developing a control plan and process audits for upstream production processes and establishing material quality process audits. He also gained experience working at Michigan State University’s Composite Vehicle Research Center where he worked with carbon fiber applications for auto parts and coatings.




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