Michael Didas


  • George Mason University School of Law J.D., Intellectual Property concentration
  • Rochester Institute of Technology B.S., Mechanical Engineering, with honors


  • Admitted to practice law in the state of New York
  • Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Awards & Recognition

  • Honored as being a Super Lawyer in Intellectual Property on the 2018 Upstate New York Super Lawyers List

Michael’s practice focuses on procuring and protecting intellectual property rights and counseling clients regarding intellectual property matters. Michael helps companies and individuals obtain, enforce, and defend patent and trademark rights, and assists in the development and realization of intellectual property strategies. He also has extensive reexamination experience as a representative for both patent-owner and third-party requestors. He is well versed in infringement, non-infringement and invalidity issues. Michael has helped clients in a wide array of technologies, including medical instruments, semiconductors, computer-related devices and methods, image forming and reproducing apparatuses, sealing technologies, optics, vibration wave motors, air care, and various consumer products. Michael is a member of the American Bar Association, American Intellectual Property Lawyers Association (AIPLA), and the Rochester Intellectual Property Law Association. He is a former Vice President of the GMUSL Intellectual Property Law Society and former Editor for the Federal Circuit Bar Journal. Along with his day-to-day legal work Michael has been a guest lecturer at St. John Fisher College, the University of Rochester, and the Rochester Institute of Technology. He spends time volunteering in the Rochester Community and served as a moderator for the 2010 Mid-Winter and the 2011 Spring AIPLA Meetings.