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Michelle Gross

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Professor of Practice & Clinic Director
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 9520
Professor of Practice (FSC)
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 9520
Biography

Director, Lisa Foundation Patent Law Clinic
Professor Of Practice

Michelle L. Gross serves as the Director of the Lisa Foundation Patent Law Clinic as well as developing and teaching the core curriculum of the Masters of Legal Studies, Patent Practice concentration program. Her instructional focus is on training students on the practical applications of laws and rules pertaining to transactional intellectual property practice, namely the practical aspects of patent and trademark application drafting and prosecution. In addition to her membership in the Arizona and Illinois State bars, Professor Gross is also a registered Patent Attorney and is licensed to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Professor Gross owns the intellectual property firm of Michelle L. Gross, P.C. and has practiced in a vast array of intellectual property areas, including patent and trademark prosecution, patentability, validity and infringement analyses and opinions, intellectual property licensing, and foreign patent and trademark procurement. With a background in physics, Professor Gross has experience drafting and prosecuting patents in electronics, optics, telecommunications, medical devices, computer hardware and software, business methods, semiconductors, renewable energy sources, financial and business services, wireless mobile device applications and general mechanical fields.

Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 791Seminar
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 582Patent Drafting
LAW 791Seminar
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 585Comprehensive Patent Practice
LAW 781Independent Study
LAW 791Seminar
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 791Seminar
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 582Patent Drafting
LAW 791Seminar
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 585Comprehensive Patent Practice
LAW 645Patent Law
LAW 781Independent Study
LAW 791Seminar
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 791Seminar
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 781Independent Study
LAW 791Seminar
Summer 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 781Independent Study
LAW 791Seminar
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 582Patent Drafting
LAW 791Seminar
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 591Seminar
LAW 791Seminar
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 791Seminar
Fall 2012
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 791Seminar