Government Experience

  • Patent Examiner, United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • Senior Project Manager, Naval Surface Warfare Center, U.S. Navy

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • Virginia Supreme Court


  • J.D., cum laude, Georgetown University Law Center, 1998
    Dean's List, 1994-1998

    Best Student Paper Award for article in the Journal of the Patent and Trademark Office Society, 1996
  • Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, 1991
    Ph.D. Dissertation: Feed Forward Neural Networks and the Application in the Higher Level Control of Systems
  • M.S.E.E., University of Notre Dame, 1989
  • B.S.E.E., University of Notre Dame, 1987
    Dean's Honors List, 1985-1987


  • American Bar Association

    American Intellectual Property Law Association
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Michael A. Sartori, Ph.D.


Michael has been a lecturer at the Catholic University of America, where he taught a graduate course on advanced acoustics measurements.

His speaking engagements include:

"Statutory Subject Matter - Comiskey, Nuijten, and now In re Bilski," presented at the Seventh Annual Symposium on Hot Topics in Patent Law, George Mason University, School of Law, July 21, 2008.

"'Tightening Up' Continuation Practice," presented at the Corporate Patent Congress 2007, New York City, NY, January 22-23, 2007.

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