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Lucey, Michael

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'Highly recommended is co-founder Michael Lucey, a software authority who dispatches ICT mandates with aplomb.' IAM Patent 1000


Michael is a co-founder of PURDYLUCEY. Michael is a European Patent Attorney and graduated from University College Cork with an honours degree in Electrical Engineering. Following his graduation, Michael worked with The Tyndall Institute ( gaining experience in the development of software applications for measuring instruments, and the design of components for ASIC circuits.

Michael has over 14 years experience in Intellectual Property and specialises in the drafting and prosecution of patents in the fields of electronics, software, power converters, telecommunications and optoelectronics. Michael has acted for large well known High Tech US multinational corporations before the European Patent Office (EPO), managing substantial patent portfolios and prosecuting several important European patents in the field of telecommunications.

On the domestic front Michael has acted for successful ICT Irish based SMEs. In recent years Michael has advised many University start up and new technology based High Potential Start-Up (HPSU) companies, devising complex Intellectual Property filing strategies.

Michael has extensive experience in prosecuting patent applications at the EPO including Oral proceedings, as well as preparing and filing Notices of Opposition at the EPO.

Michael lectures on Intellectual Property for local Irish Universities and is a member of EPI, Irish Patents Law Committee, and the IEEE. Michael is also a UK Chartered Patent Attorney, an Irish Registered Patent Agent, an Irish Registered and Community Trade Mark Attorney and a Fellow of the UK Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys.