Michael Antone

Michael Antone assists Rose Law Firm as a member of its extended network of independent attorneys. He brings to the Firm over twenty years of experience in large law firm, corporate, and venture capital environments in the areas of intellectual property and business operations counseling. He is also a professional engineer.

Michael has operated his solo practice since 2016 and focuses on patent and trademark preparation and prosecution, intellectual property counseling and licensing, and business transactions and operations counseling.

Prior to opening his firm, Michael was a partner at Grande Ventures, LLC, a private venture capital fund that invested in various technologies including automation and controls, parallel and virtual computing software, radar, combustion technology, mobile phone technology, and optical communications.

Michael has also served as Chief Intellectual Property Counsel for Corvis Corporation and as a patent attorney for Kirkpatrick & Lockhart (now K&L Gates). He also was a senior engineer at Westinghouse Electric Corporation, where he developed thermal hydraulic and material performance analysis and predictive models.



  • J.D., Duquesne University, 1994

  • M.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh



  • United States Patent and Trademark Office

  • Pennsylvania, 1994

  • US Western District of Pennsylvania


  • Patents

  • Trademarks

  • Trade Secrets

  • Copyrights

  • Licensing

  • Commercial Transactions

  • Business Operations

Michael Antone is not employed by nor is a member of Rose Law Firm. Michael practices law from a separate and independent law firm. However, Michael associates with Rose Law Firm to serve specific clients of Rose Law Firm on discrete matters.


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