Taylor English Duma Continues Growth of IP Practice With Michael Cicero
Taylor English Duma LLP is pleased to announce that Michael A. Cicero has joined the firm’s Intellectual Property practice group, bringing a combined 25 years of experience in patent, trademark and copyright law in private practice and, while in law school, with the Commercial Nuclear Fuel Division of Westinghouse Electric Corporation. The addition of Cicero follows the firm’s steady growth in its Intellectual Property practice, including its recent addition of David Hricik. “Mike’s considerable experience further boosts our firm’s capabilities in protecting our clients’ intellectual property assets,” said Jeffrey R. Kuester, Co-Chair of the firm’s Intellectual Property practice group. “His superior legal talent and patent law knowledge will further Taylor English’s reputation for providing highly effective and efficient intellectual property counsel. We believe Mike will be a strong asset to the firm, and we look forward to the added value he will provide for our clients.” Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and a member of the Georgia and South Carolina Bars, Cicero earned his Civil Engineering degree from The Citadel and his law degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law. He also possesses significant patent preparation and prosecution experience in the mechanical and electromechanical arts. Cicero is also a South Carolina certified Engineer-In-Training, and he is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Southern Polytechnic State University.