Main phone
215.568.6400
Education
  • Temple University Beasley School of Law, J.D., cum laude
  • Temple University School of Pharmacy, B.S., magna cum laude
Michael F. Snyder
Professional Experience

Michael’s practice focuses on assisting clients with overall intellectual portfolio management including patent, trademark and copyright prosecution and litigation. Michael also assists clients with due diligence matters including intellectual property licensing and acquisitions.

Client Work
Michael assists clients in managing their entire intellectual property portfolios, including prosecuting patents and trademarks, both domestic and foreign, transactional matters and due diligence matters. Michael’s experience in inter parte matters includes litigation and alternative dispute resolution proceedings concerning patents, trademarks, trade dress, unfair competition, non-competition agreements, trade-secrets and internet domain names.

Michael’s clients vary from local “startups” to companies having a worldwide footprint, over a wide range of industries and technologies. His work has included handling trade dress litigation for a national casino chain, obtaining trademark protection for restaurant chains, managing the worldwide patent portfolio for a global electronic components company, reviewing copyright agreements for authors, and litigating patent and trademark disputes in the field of action sports.

Previous Work
Michael formerly practiced as a licensed pharmacist before entering into his law career in intellectual property.

Michael has been an instructor of Pharmacy Law at Temple University School of Pharmacy since 1995.

Bar and Court AdmissionsU.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court for the District Court for New Jersey
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Publications, Presentations and Recognitions
Michael was selected for inclusion in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, published by Thomson Reuters, from 2006-2007. He was also selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America®, published by Best Lawyers LLC, from 2013-2019. He also earned the BV® rating, published by Martindale-Hubbell®, for 2008.

Life Beyond the Law
I am lucky enough to consider so many of my clients to be good friends.