Strategic Advisory Board

Michael A. Lechter, Esq.

Michael A. Lechter, Esq. is a practicing attorney and the author of Protecting Your #1 Asset, Creating Fortunes from Your Ideas, An Intellectual Property Handbook  (Warner Books, 2001) and OPM, Other People’s Money  (Warner Books, 2005), both part of the Rich Dad’s Advisors series.

He is Counsel to the international law firm of Squire, Sanders & Dempsey, LLP, and an Adjunct Professor at Arizona State University.

Mr. Lechter has specialized in intellectual property law since the early 1970s. He is a patent attorney who has been admitted to practice in a number of states as well as to the Patent Bar. His record of representation includes everything from breweries and professional sports teams to major medical device manufacturers.

Mr. Lechter is also the author of The Intellectual Property Handbook  (TechPress, 1994), coordinating editor of Successful Patents and Patenting for Engineers and Scientists  (IEEE Press, 1995), and contributing author to Encyclopedia of Electrical and Electronics Engineering  (Wiley, 1999). He is a contributing author to Licensing Best Practices: The LESI Guide to Strategic Issues and Contemporary Realities  (Wiley, 2002).