Michael J.A. Leinauer is of counsel in Barnes & Thornburg's Indianapolis office. As a member of the firm's Intellectual Property Department, Michael focuses his practice on complex mechanical and electrical technologies.
Michael has experience managing intellectual property portfolios for clients ranging from entrepreneurs to Fortune 500 companies; advising clients on IP and business strategies related to the development, marketing, and transaction of IP assets; preparing, prosecuting and licensing IP-related matters, including patent, trademark and copyright; advising business groups on transactions related to the transfer of IP; and advising foreign associates on matters related to client IP portfolios.
Professional and Community Involvement
Board member, Indianapolis Bar Association Intellectual Property section
Board member, Indiana State Bar Association Intellectual Property section
Volunteer, Rhythmic Gymnastics of Indiana
Volunteer, Fishers Youth Sports
Active parishioner, Holy Spirit at Geist