Michael A. Plotnick is a patent agent in the firm’s Electrical/Mechanical Patent Prosecution practice group where he is involved in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications for domestic and international clients in a wide range of technical areas.

Prior to joining the firm, Mike was a Senior Patent Analyst for Global OLED Technology (a division of LG Display). He has prepared and prosecuted patent applications in a wide variety of technology areas, including OLED devices, integrated circuits, routers, digital video recorders, communications equipment, database software, and business methods.

As an engineer, Mike has worked in Research and Development for Bell Laboratories, RCA Labs, and Hitachi America developing a broad array of technologies, including wired and wireless telecommunications equipment, digital television, video coding systems, image and signal processing hardware and software, and integrated circuits. Mike is a named inventor on 26 granted US patents.


  • Drexel University (B.S.)
    • Electrical Engineering
  • Stanford University (M.S.)
    • Electrical Engineering


Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office