Michael Chernoff

Michael B Chernoff

Director, IP Strategy and Portfolio Management

Research Triangle Park

  • Patents
  • QUALIFICATIONS
  • Registered US Patent Attorney
  • J.D., George Mason University
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering,Carnegie Mellon University

Michael has over 22 years of experience in the IP field and was previously the Chief Intellectual Property Officer of MDB Capital Group, LLC, where he oversaw IP Strategy for the IP Development Services division of the Group.

Prior to heading up IP Strategy at MDB, he served as Director of Legal Services, Patent Operations at Accenture, as Associate Patent Counsel for WorldCom, as an Associate at the boutique IP law firm Burns, Doane, Swecker and Mathis LLP.

Michael began his career as a Patent Examiner at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, examining mobile phone and hybrid video/communication patent applications. He has a J.D. from George Mason University and a B.S., Electrical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.

Michael is ranked as one of the “World’s Leading IP Strategists” in the 2015 and 2016 editions of Intellectual Asset Magazine’s IAM Strategy 300. He holds a J.D. from George Mason University, and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.  Michael is admitted to the Virginia State Bar and the State Bar of Texas.