Michael J. Curry

Michael J. Curry

mcurry@lrrc.com vCard
626.577.8800 fax
655 North Central Avenue
Suite 2300
Glendale, CA 91203

Michael J. Curry is a partner in Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie’s Intellectual Property practice group. His practice focuses on patent prosecution and post-grant matters before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and patent counseling. 

Michael's areas of technical expertise include electrical engineering, computer engineering, software, business methods, display devices, battery technology, memory devices, video game systems and software, semiconductor device design and manufacturing, and customer contact center systems. 

He received his law degree from the University of Arizona, where he served as Managing Editor of the Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law.  During law school, Michael also served as a summer judicial clerk for Judge Stephen M. McNamee (U.S. District Court, District of Arizona) and Judge Philip Espinosa (Arizona Court of Appeals).  

Michael earned his B.S. degree in Computer Engineering, with minors in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, from the University of Arizona.  Prior to attending law school, he worked for Raytheon, where he engineered and designed electrical hardware components and software for use in multi-billion dollar product lines.  

Professional Experience

  • Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie (legacy firm Christie Parker & Hale LLP)
  • Patent Law Group: Atkins and Associates, P.C.
  • Comitz | Beethe, PLLC
  • Judge Stephen M. McNamee, U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, summer judicial clerk
  • Judge Philip Espinosa, Arizona Court of Appeals, summer judicial clerk
  • Raytheon

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Intellectual Property Law Association

Other Info


J.D., University of Arizona, 2010
B.S., University of Arizona, 2007, Computer Engineering

Bar Admissions

Arizona, 2010
California, 2013

Court Admissions

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office