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Michael J.Nieberding


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Michael J.Nieberding


Focus Areas

  • Developing intellectual property protection programs and strategies for businesses.
  • Advising companies in obtaining U.S. and foreign patent protection in emerging technology fields.
  • Preparation of product development guidelines for manufacturers based upon analysis of competitive patent portfolios.
  • Representation of businesses in patent and trademark infringement matters.
  • Advising businesses in connection with intellectual property issues arising in the context of asset purchases, mergers, acquisitions and other business transactions.
  • Representation of businesses in patent and technology licensing arrangements.
  • “Willful Infringement After In Re Seagate,” Cincinnati Bar Association Intellectual Property Litigation Section, November 2007
  • “Intellectual Property – Is the Foundation Crumbling,” Business Courier Panel Discussion, Cincinnati, June 2006
  • “Conflict Issues In Intellectual Property,” Best Patent Practices for 2006 Seminar sponsored by Thompson Hine LLP, December 2005
  • “Festo-Estoppel by Amendment,” Best Patent Prosecution Practices for 2005 Seminar sponsored by Thompson Hine LLP, Cincinnati, December 2004
  • “Patent Prosecution in View of Festo,” The Eleventh All-Ohio Annual Institute on Intellectual Property, October 2001
  • “Preparing and Prosecuting Patent Applications for Computer-Related Inventions,” 1998
  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021 to 2023 for Patent Law
  • Selected for inclusion in 2005 Ohio Super Lawyers®

Professional Associations

  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Cincinnati Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Association

Community Activities

  • MSCenter, board member, 2004 to 2008


  • University of Cincinnati College of Law, 1994
  • University of Dayton, B.S.E.E., 1990,
    cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office