About Nick

Nick Mihalic is a patent attorney with considerable experience in client counseling and patent preparation and prosecution. With an advanced degree in electrical engineering, he excels at quickly comprehending complex inventions and converting the inventions into high-quality patent applications. His practice focuses primarily on electrical, electromechanical, and computer technologies, including electrical circuits, digital signal processing, computer software and hardware systems, aerospace, active and passing sensing systems, data coding, control systems, and image processing.

Nick also performs patent-related analysis related to patentability, freedom-to-operate, and infringement opinions.       

Throughout Nick’s career, he has strived to deliver exceptional client service and produce high-quality patent applications in an efficient and timely manner, including a high volume of patent applications for a Fortune 500 company. When counseling clients, Nick truly understands a client’s needs to develop strategic and effective approaches to patent protection for every stage of the patent process.

Prior to joining Renner Otto, Nick worked for a small Intellectual Property boutique firm. He also served as general counsel for a Nevada-based corporation where he gained invaluable experience including offering sophisticated legal advice that aligned with the corporation’s objectives.


Professional Memberships

Cleveland Intellectual Property Law Association



CALI Award (highest grade), Patent Preparation and Prosecution