Micha Adler, PhD
Services & Specializations
US Patent & Trademark Office
200 Spectrum Center Drive, Suite 1650, Irvine, CA 92618
Micha is an attorney on Procopio’s Intellectual Property team focusing on U.S. and foreign patent prosecution. He has represented clients in a range of technologies including software-defined networking, machine learning, chip design, radar systems, and video encoding. Micha also has experience building patent portfolios for both start-up and established companies. He has worked as a researcher in the Physics Department at the University of California, San Diego in the field of microfluidics, culminating in a Ph.D.; externed for the Patent Pilot Program in the Central District of California; and worked on patent litigation in the life sciences, electronic, and computer fields.
- 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.
- JD, University of Southern California Gould School of Law, 2014
- PhD, Physics (Biophysics), University of California, San Diego, 2012
- MS, Physics, University of California, San Diego, 2007
- BS, Applied Physics Engineering, Columbia University, 2005
- Co-author. “Studies of bacterial aerotaxis in a microfluidic device,” Lab on a Chip 12, 4835-4847, 2012.
- Co-author. “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.
- Co-author. “Incoherent Feedforward Control Governs Adaptation of Activated Ras in a Eukaryotic Chemotaxis Pathway,” Science Signaling 5, ra2, 2012.
- Co-author. “Gradient sensing in defined chemotactic fields,” Integrative Biology 2, 659-668, 2010.
- Co-author. “Generation of oxygen gradients with arbitrary shapes in a microfluidic device,” Lab on a Chip, 10, 388-391, 2010.
- Co-author. “External and internal constraints on eukaryotic chemotaxis,” PNAS 107, 9656-9659, 2010.
- Co-author. “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.
- Co-author. “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.
- Co-author. “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 (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C.), March 2005.
- Co-author. “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), paper OFH6, 2005.
- Co-author. “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, (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C.), March 2005.
- Kamila Knaudt. “On the Move: Procopio Welcomes Micha Adler,” L.A. Daily Journal, December 7, 2020.