Moore & Van Allen Law Firm, Attorneys
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  • B.S., University of Notre Dame, 1983, Chemical Engineering
  • M.S., University of Notre Dame, 1986, Environmental Engineer (with emphasis in bioremediation)
  • J.D., North Carolina Central University, 1991
  • North Carolina, 1992
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 1994
3015 Carrington Mill Blvd.
Suite 400
Morrisville, NC 27560-6802

Michael (Mike) G. Johnston

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Johnston possesses extensive know-how in preparing and prosecuting U.S. and foreign patent applications in the mechanical, computer software, chemical and biotechnology arts.  He also administers and manages clients’ patent portfolios, including the payment of annuities and maintenance fees, and prepares and evaluates patent assignments and license agreements.

In addition, Johnston counsels clients on a broad range of intellectual property matters, including patent procurement and patentability, patent infringement and validity opinions, and litigation.

Of Note

Former environmental engineer, air pollution control, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Professional Affiliations

  • American Intellectual Property Law Association:  Member
  • American Bar Association:  Section on Intellectual Property, Member
  • North Carolina Bar Association:  Section on Intellectual Property, Member
  • Carolina Patent, Trademark, Copyright Law Association