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Michael D. Gagliano
Senior Associate
Webb Law | Michael D. Gagliano
Webb Law | Michael D. Gagliano


Michael Gagliano is an Intellectual Property attorney who has a strong background in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications with expertise in diverse areas of mechanical engineering including medical device technologies, robotics, transportation technologies, power tools, pumps, hydraulic cylinders, and industrial, construction, medical and agricultural machinery. As a Senior Associate Michael is frequently involved with patent, trademark and copyright matters including related opinion and agreement work. Prior to joining The Webb Law Firm, Michael worked as an Intellectual Property attorney at a nationally recognized AMLaw 100 firm with the responsibility of preparing and prosecuting patents for large and small business clients. During law school, he served as a patent law intern at the Milwaukee School of Engineering in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Michael received a J.D. degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Milwaukee School of Engineering.


Registered Patent Attorney, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Bar Admissions

Illinois, 2007
Pennsylvania, 2015


University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 2006 J.D.
Honors: CALI Excellence for the Future Award
Activities: Intellectual Property & Technology Law Society

Milwaukee School of Engineering, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 2002 B.S.
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Honors: Presidential Scholarship Award

Professional Associations and Memberships

Pittsburgh Intellectual Property Law Association
American Intellectual Property Law Association
American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Past Employment Positions

Baker & Daniels, Fort Wayne, Indiana, Patent Attorney (2010, 2011)
Oliff & Berridge, PLC, Alexandria, Virginia, Patent Attorney (2009, 2010)

Recent Publications: 

"Steel Framing: A Breakthrough in Framing Technology," Construction Dimensions, April 1999, pp. 111-114