Mr. Drayton has prepared and prosecuted applications in technology areas including natural language processing, computer security and cryptography, blockchain technology, network communication, cloud computing and SAAS, bioinformatics, internet-of-things engineering, use of RFID and near-field communication, analog and digital power regulation, medical imaging, automated manufacturing, and wearable electronic devices. Prior to joining Caldwell, Mr. Drayton was a patent attorney with an intellectual property firm in Newton, Massachusetts, and served a one-year clerkship with Hon. Cynthia J. Cohen of the Massachusetts Appeals Court.

Before attending law school, Mr. Drayton spent four years as a software engineer at a prominent financial institution. Mr. Drayton’s industry experience and technical background enable him to understand cutting edge technologies and issues affecting inventors in a constantly evolving legal climate.

Micah’s practice includes representing clients before the United States Patent and Trademark Office in the following areas:

  • Patent prosecution directed to robust patents that protect valued intellectual property assets
  • Counseling regarding proactive and effective patent portfolio management for startups and established businesses
  • Analysis and advice regarding protection of particular innovations, including evaluation of patentability
  • Federal registration of trademarks and service marks, and strategic advice and planning for trademark and service mark protection

Please join us in welcoming Attorney Micah Drayton to Caldwell. He can be reached at

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