Vice President and General Counsel
Michael E. Shanahan is Vice President & General Counsel at General Patent Corporation where he heads up the corporate legal department responsible for all litigation and licensing activities.
Prior to joining GPC, Mr. Shanahan served as General Counsel for Signature Systems LLC was a partner at several law firms including McDermott, Will & Emery and Brown Rudnick Berlack & Israels. He has extensive experience in patent licensing and litigation as well as corporate legal expertise.
Mr. Shanahan received his law degree from New York Law School, and he holds an MS in Electrical Engineering and an MS in Computer Engineering from Manhattan College. He is admitted to the bar associations of New York State, the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the Eastern District of Texas, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the United States Supreme Court and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.