Mike L. Sawyer

Scientific Advisor
Offices Houston
Phone 713.588.7000
Fax 713.588.7097

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Mike is a scientific advisor to the technology and intellectual property group in the Vorys Houston office. He has several years of experience with intellectual property.  Prior to Vorys, he worked at a boutique law firm in Houston, TX, writing and prosecuting patent applications. Mike specializes in mechanical arts, including mechanical & process design, heat transfer, thermodynamics, and instru­ment­ation as applied to oil and gas, medical devices, robotics, and transportation, as examples.  He previously worked for Applied Research Associates and for Honeywell as a senior engineer and principal investigator for robotics, renewable energy, energy conversion, and polymers product and process R&D.

Mike received his PhD in mechanical engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology. He received his M.S. in mechanical engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology and B.S. in engineering from Oral Roberts University.

Mike is not licensed to practice law in any state and does not provide legal services.