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Photo of Michael R. Hamlin   Michael R. Hamlin, Esq.
Fish & Richardson P.C.
Boston, MA

Michael Hamlin is a Principal at Fish & Richardson in the Patent Group and recruiting principal for the Boston office.  His practice emphasizes patent prosecution, freedom-to-operate studies, opinions, due diligence investigations, and licensing.  

Mr. Hamlin has experience working with clients whose businesses focus on a wide range of technologies, including medical devices, sporting goods, consumer products, machine tools, and automotive design and manufacturing.  Additionally, Mr. Hamlin has conducted a large number of intellectual property due diligence investigations to assist clients with determining the value of intellectual property to be acquired in connection with mergers and acquisitions.  His portfolio management experience has enabled his clients to develop robust portfolios that deliver value back to the business and protect their intellectual property.  

In 2014, Mr. Hamlin was selected as a "40 Under 40" honoree by the Boston Business Journal, which recognizes business and civic leaders "who already are making a major impact in their respective fields and the civic life of the Boston area."  He served as a member of the National Advisory Board of the NALP Foundation since 2012 and joined the NALP Foundation Board of Trustees in 2015.

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