Michelle McLeod’s current practice focuses primarily on patent matters, including both patent prosecution and patent litigation. She has patent experience in a wide range of electrical and computer engineering technologies including wireless and wired communications, computer hardware and software, integrated circuit design and electronic design automation, image and audio coding systems, data storage, testing equipment, consumer electronics, and e-commerce. Ms. McLeod has been involved in litigation disputes including both plaintiff side and defendant side litigation in district court cases, proceedings before the International Trade Commission, pre-litigation counseling, and appeals.
During her undergraduate education, Ms. McLeod interned with the Biological Research Project at NASA Ames Research Center. She graduated magna cum laude from Santa Clara University with a B.S. in computer engineering and a minor in mathematics in 2003.