Michael R. Bona, Associate
216.621.2234, Ext. 176
mbona@tarolli.com

Practice Areas
Patent preparation/prosecution, and patentability searching in mechanical technologies.

Mr. Bona’s practice is focused on drafting, filing, and prosecuting patent applications relating to mechanical and related arts.  Mr. Bona has experience in a number of technology fields including biomedical devices, surgical tools, and industrial tools.  He is also proficient in conducting patentability searches and analysis. 

As a law student at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Mr. Bona was the sole Fall 2014 recipient of the CALI (Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction) Excellence for the Future Award for Patent Law & Practice, a national recognition of his top-of-class ranking earned in that competitive course.

Education:
•    B.S. in Civil Engineering, The Ohio State University, 2013
•    J.D., summa cum laude, Cleveland State University Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, 2016

Admissions:
•    State of Ohio, 2016
•    Registered before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2016

Professional Affiliations:
•    Cleveland Intellectual Property Law Association
•    Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association