Kunzler Bean & Adamson

Michael L. Bartholomew

Partner, Registered Patent Attorney

Expertise: Patent Law, Intellectual Property
Licenses: Utah, Texas, USPTO
Education: University of Iowa Law School

mbartholomew@kba.law (801) 939-3694

Michael L. Bartholomew is a partner at Kunzler Bean & Adamson with experience in patent data mining, patent searches, patent drafting, patent prosecution, patent infringement opinions, patent invalidity opinions, patent licensing, trademark protection, and copyright protection. Michael helps clients of all sizes acquire protection for their intellectual property and helps them enforce that intellectual property.

Michael earned his law degree from University of Iowa Law School in 2010, where he was a managing editor of the legal journal, Transnational Law and Contemporary Problems. Michael was also an officer in the Intellectual Property Law Society.

After graduating from law school, Michael worked as an associate from 2010-2014 with Fletcher Yoder where he gained valuable experience as a patent prosecutor. Additionally, Michael gained a licensing perspective while working in-house as a Patent Attorney for Core Wireless Licensing from 2014-2015. Michael joined KB&A in January of 2015. Michael is licensed in the state of Texas and before the USPTO.

Prior to law school, Michael worked as a rocket scientist at Orbital Sciences Corporation for six years after receiving a degree in Electrical Engineering Technology from DeVry University in 2001, where he graduated as the valedictorian. Michael also obtained an MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management in 2004.

Michael enjoys spending time with his family, reading, jogging, sports, camping, puzzles, computer programming, and genealogy.


Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology – DeVry University

Master of Business Administration – Keller School of Management

Juris Doctorate – University of Iowa School of Law

  • Intellectual Property Law Society – Officer
  • Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems – Managing Editor
  • Fletcher Yoder
  • Core Wireless LLC


  • State Bar of Texas
  • State Bar of Utah
  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office