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Michael's practice is currently in chemical, pharmaceutical and mechanical patents and also in trade marks and registered designs. He was President of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys in 2005/06.
Michael's early training was carried out at the private practice firms of Boult Wade & Tennant (1970 to 1972) and Stanley Popplewell Francis & Ross (1972 to1973). He joined Urquhart-
Michael joined the law firm DLA in 1990 to set up a new patent agency department. Over a five year period he established and managed a department covering three offices in Leeds, Manchester and Sheffield. His practice included patents, trade marks and registered design work.
In 1995 Michael founded, with others, the practice of Harrison Goddard Foote (HGF) and helped it grow to become one of the larger patent attorney firms in the country. He retired from HGF in 2006 and from then until 2013 he helped establish a new firm, Harrison IP. Currently, he is Associate Director of Intellectual Property at the engineering company, AESSEAL plc.