Nick brings strong experience and training as a mechanical engineer to his work in patent preparation and prosecution. A creative thinker who is known for his meticulous attention to detail, he helps clients develop proactive as well as defensive patent strategies.
Nick’s focus includes:
- Patent preparation
- Patent portfolio management
- Patent clearance and patentability searches and analysis
- Invalidity opinions
Nick joined Michael Best as a Patent Engineer in 2008. Prior to joining the firm, he worked for a Fortune 500 motor production company, where he was involved in the design, testing, and performance analysis of high-performance transmissions. During his time in the automotive industry, Nick gained valuable welding, machining, and fabrication skills that have proven useful in his patent work.