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Micha Adler, Ph.D.
Attorney
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100 Spectrum Center Drive, Suite 520
Irvine, CA 92618

Admissions: California ; United States Patent and Trademark Office


Professional Summary

Dr. Adler is an attorney on Procopio’s Intellectual Property team focusing on U.S. and foreign patent prosecution. Dr. Adler has represented clients in a range of technologies including software-defined networking, machine learning, chip design, radar systems, and video encoding. Dr. Adler also has experience building patent portfolios for both start-up and established companies. 

Dr. Adler’s experience before becoming a patent attorney includes research in the Physics Department at the University of California, San Diego in the field of microfluidics, culminating in a Ph.D.; externing for the Patent Pilot Program in the Central District of California; and working on patent litigation in the life sciences, electronic, and computer fields.

Representative Matters

  • Prepared and prosecuted patents covering various aspects of software-defined networking.
  • Prepared and prosecuted patents covering various innovations in machine learning and applications of machine learning.
  • Provided analysis of video coding patents for submission as standard essential patents.
  • Prepared patents relating to various aspects of a novel radar system to create a portfolio for a start-up company.
  • Worked with foreign counsel to secure patents in multiple foreign jurisdictions.

Education

  • J.D., University of Southern California Gould School of Law, 2014
  • Ph.D., Physics (Biophysics), University of California, San Diego, 2012
  • M.S., Physics, University of California, San Diego, 2007
  • B.S., Applied Physics Engineering, Columbia University, 2005

Publications

  • M. Adler, M. Erickstad, E. Gutierrez, and A. Groisman, “Studies of bacterial aerotaxis in a microfluidic device,” Lab on a Chip 12, 4835-4847 (2012)
  • M. Adler and A. Groisman, “Linear conversion of pressure into concentration, rapid switching of concentration, and generation of linear ramps of concentration in a microfluidic device,” Biomicrofluidics 6, 024109 (2012)
  • K. Takeda, D. Shao, M. Adler, P. G. Charest, W. F. Loomis, H. Levine, A. Groisman, W. J. Rappel, and R. A. Firtel, “Incoherent Feedforward Control Governs Adaptation of Activated Ras in a Eukaryotic Chemotaxis Pathway,” Science Signaling 5, ra2 (2012)
  • M. Skoge, M. Adler, A. Groisman, H. Levine, W. F. Loomis, and W. J. Rappel, “Gradient sensing in defined chemotactic fields,” Integrative Biology 2, 659-668 (2010)
  • M. Adler, M. Polinkovsky, E. Gutierrez, and A. Groisman, “Generation of oxygen gradients with arbitrary shapes in a microfluidic device,” Lab on a Chip, 10, 388-391 (2010)
  • D. Fuller, W. Chen, M. Adler, A. Groisman, H. Levine, W. J. Rappel, and W. F. Loomis, “External and internal constraints on eukaryotic chemotaxis,” PNAS 107, 9656-9659 (2010)
  • C. Yu, T. Luo, B. Zhang, Z. Pan, M. Adler, Y. Wang, J.E. McGeehan, and A.E. Willner, “Wavelength-Shift-Free 3R Regenerator for 40-Gbit/s RZ System by Optical Parametric Amplification in Fiber,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 18, no. 24, pp. 2569-2571 (2006)
  • T. Luo, C. Yu, Z. Pan, Y. Wang, J.E. McGeehan, M. Adler, and A.E. Willner, “All-Optical Chromatic Dispersion Monitoring of a 40-Gbit/s RZ Signal by Measuring the XPM-Generated Optical Tone Power in a Highly-Nonlinear Fiber,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 18, pp. 430-432 (2006)
  • C. Yu, T. Luo, B. Zhang, Z. Pan, M. Adler, Y. Wang, J. McGeehan, and A.E. Willner, “3R Regeneration of a 40-Gbit/s Optical Signal by Optical Parametric Amplification in a Highly-Nonlinear Fiber,” IEEE/OSA Conference on Optical Fiber Communications (OFC) '05, paper OTuO1, Anaheim, CA, March 2005 (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2005) 
  • T. Luo, Z. Pan, C. Yu, L. Yan, S. Kumar, B. Zhang, M. Adler, A. E. Willner, and S. Yao, “Optical-Fiber-Based Autocorrelation Technique Using a Tunable DGD Element and Highly-Nonlinear Fiber,” Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper OFH6
  • C. Yu, Z. Pan, T. Luo, S. Kumar, L.-S. Yan, B. Zhang, L. Zhang, Y. Wang, M. Adler, and A.E. Willner, “160-GHz Pulse Generator Using a 40-GHz Phase Modulator and PM Fiber,” IEEE/OSA Conference on Optical Fiber Communications (OFC) '05, paper OThR5, Anaheim, CA, March 2005 (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2005)