Michael J. Bastian

Of Counsel

Massachusetts Office
33 Boston Post Road West, Suite 410
Marlborough, MA 01752

Phone: 508-303-2003
Fax: 508-303-0005
E-Mail Michael J. Bastian


Professional Experience

Michael was admitted to the bar in 1999 and worked in major Boston law firms for over 9 years prior to transitioning to an in-house patent counsel.  There, Michael worked as in-house counsel for over 7 years, the last 5 of which as the Head IP Counsel for an over 500 million dollar revenue company with an active patent portfolio of over 1500 patent cases.  Michael has negotiated and drafted IP related agreements with over 200 different entities of all complexity levels, from multi-million dollar agreements to simple letters of intent.  Additionally, Michael’s technical areas include analytical instrumentation, bioinformatics, chemistry (organic, inorganic and physical), medical devices & implants, micro electromechanical Systems (MEMS), nanofluidics & nanotechnology, pharmaceuticals, photovoltaics, plastics, proteomics, and semiconductors.

Michael graduated from University of California, Berkeley with a B.S. Chemistry in 1988, and was a National Merit Scholar.  In 1994, Michael earned his Ph. D. in Chemistry from the University of Colorado, Boulder.  From 1994-1996, Michael worked as a National Research Council Fellow.  He earned his J.D. from Boston College Law School, graduating Magna Cum Laude.

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