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Justin Barry

Intellectual Property Attorney

Justin Barry is a seasoned attorney with experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications at the USPTO.  He has an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering and certificates in cybersecurity and machine learning.  During his career, Justin has provided legal services in intellectual property litigation, patent prosecution and opinion work.  Prior to joining Burris Law, Justin worked for nationally recognized intellectual property boutiques and an AM100 firm.

Industry Experience

Before attending law school, Justin served as an electrical design engineer for Cook Nuclear Plant in Michigan where he passed comprehensive engineering exams essential for nuclear facility engineers.  In addition, Justin also developed skills as a Cybersecurity Analyst, earning practical certifications that further enriched his expertise.  Justin’s certifications include the Udacity Deep Reinforcement Learning and the GIAC Security Essentials.

Beyond his professional achievements, Justin is an active member of the legal community, participating as a judge in various mock trial and moot court competitions hosted by the National Black Law Students (NLBSA) Thurgood Marshall Moot Court Competition, the American Mock Trial Association (AMTA), the American Moot Court Association (AMCA), and the National Trial Competition.  Moreover, he has been a mentor for the FIRST Robotics competition, contributing to the growth and development of aspiring professionals.

When not in the office, Justin can be found spending time along the shore of Lake Michigan, or traveling around the country visiting various friends and family.

  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Hope College (2008)
  • J.D., Michigan State University College of Law (2015)
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit