Michael A. Cantor
Year Inducted: 2003
Degree: (B.S. Chemical Engineering/Materials Engineering '80)
Bio: Mr. Cantor is a partner in Cantor Colburn LLP, a leading national firm specializing in intellectual property law. He is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association, Connecticut Patent Law Association, American Bar Association, American Intellectual Property Law Association, International Trademark Association, and Tau Beta Pi. He is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. He also teaches patent law and procedure as an Adjunct Professor in Patent Law at the University of Connecticut School of Law. After graduating with his J.D., Mr. Cantor joined the firm of Fishman & Dionne. Within five years, he was named a partner and the firm evolved into Fishman, Dionne & Cantor. Today, Cantor Colburn LLP has more than 50 attorneys and patent agents. Mr. Cantor has been actively involved in educational outreach geared to introduce school-age children to engineering and the world of invention.