- Patent Prosecution
- Post-Grant Procedures
- Patent Portfolio Strategy & Management
M.S. in Electrical Engineering (in progress)
Northeastern University School of Law
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
- Coached in a youth soccer program in Lexington , Massachusetts.
Micah T. Drayton represents clients before the United States Patent and Trademark Office to help protect intellectual property assets. Micah T. Drayton’s practices include:
- Patent prosecution directed to robust patents that protect valued intellectual property assets
- Counseling regarding proactive and effective patent portfolio management for startups and established businesses
- Analysis and advice regarding protection of particular innovations, including evaluation of patentability
- Patent Trial and Appeal Board Procedures including interferences, reexamination proceedings, inter partes reviews (IPR), post-grant reviews, ex parte appeals, and other proceedings before the PTAB.
- Federal registration of trademarks and service marks, and strategic advice and planning for trademark and service mark protection
Mr. Drayton has prepared and prosecuted applications in technology areas including natural language processing, computer security and cryptography, blockchain technology, network communication, cloud computing and SAAS, bioinformatics, internet-of-things engineering, use of RFID and near-field communication, analog and digital power regulation, medical imaging, automated manufacturing, and wearable electronic devices. Prior to joining Caldwell IP, Mr. Drayton was a patent attorney with an intellectual property firm in Newton, Massachusetts, and served a one-year clerkship with Hon. Cynthia J. Cohen of the Massachusetts Appeals Court.
Before attending law school, Mr. Drayton spent four years as a software engineer at a financial institution. Mr. Drayton’s industry experience and technical background enable him to understand cutting edge technologies and issues affecting inventors in a constantly evolving legal climate.