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Michael K. Henry, Ph.D.


Michael K. Henry, Ph.D., is a principal and the firm’s founding member. Michael’s practice focuses on creating comprehensive, growth-oriented IP strategies for companies developing complex and emerging technologies.

Michael helps high-tech companies build global patent portfolios to protect valuable innovations during critical stages of growth and development. He combines legal skills with technical proficiency, allowing him to understand complex technological inventions, draft enforceable and defensible patents, and contextualize intellectual portfolio assets within a company’s overarching business strategy.

With a strong background in physics, engineering, and mathematics, Michael frequently works with clients developing quantum technologies, computer software and hardware, medical devices, electromechanical systems, and a variety of energy production technologies. He has established a reputation for guiding high-tech companies through the development of comprehensive patent portfolios, often from the ground up.

Clients regard Michael as a valuable and trusted intellectual property advisor who helps them strategize and build domestic and international patent portfolios for advanced or emerging technologies in active development, aiming to protect their assets and attract investment.

Before founding Henry Patent Law Firm PLLC, Michael worked at a top-ranked international patent law firm, where he managed global patent portfolios for Fortune 100 companies, preeminent research institutes and several emerging tech companies.

Prior to attending law school, Michael earned his Ph.D. from the Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering at MIT, where his doctoral research focused on developing enhanced control techniques for quantum computers.

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