Mike Englesby

Senior Patent Attorney




U.S. Patent & Trademark Office


University of Idaho
JD, cum laude

University of Idaho
M. Engr., Engineering Management

University of Idaho
BS, Mechanical Engineering

Mike drafts and prosecutes patent applications in various computer software and hardware fields, as well as manufacturing and process fields, including printing, 3D printing, and semiconductor fabrication.

Prior to joining Colby Nipper, Mike completed a two-year appointment as a law clerk at the Idaho Supreme Court, and worked for twelve years as a manufacturing and process engineer for Hewlett-Packard and other engineering firms.

Technical Experience

Computing and Telecommunications Hardware Fields: computer hardware; Internet-related technologies; medical technology devices; wireless charging; 3D printing systems, devices, and controls, including 3D food printing; wireless communications; user-interfaces; radar sensors

Computer Software Fields: computer software; medical technology systems and devices; operating system and application level software; business methods; user interfaces; augmented/virtual reality

Manufacturing and Process Fields: manufacturing processes; management in consumer electronics and food/agriculture industries, including sonar devices, laser printers, and high-speed packaging for produce, energy bars, and tea

Manufacturing and Process Engineer, Hewlett-Packard

Idaho Supreme Court, two-year law clerk