About

Mike and Khaled met as patent examiners at the USPTO in the 1990s and shared an office for several years. They each went on to practice patent law in different firms on opposite sides of the country. Mike worked as an associate and then partner at an IP boutique in Washington, D.C. and helped grow the firm for over 20 years. Khaled worked in Silicon Valley as associate and partner in boutique and general practice firms, serving high tech clients for 20 years. Now, with the rest of the team at Shami Messinger, they have joined forces to help innovators in a new way. Read their articles and publications.