Michael D. Steffensmeier Senior Associate General Counsel, Director of IP Strategy

Mike is a registered patent attorney. Previously, he was V.P. & Associate General Counsel – IP for Cardinal Health, Inc., which is a Fortune 20 company with over 50,000 employees worldwide, where he handled all aspects of intellectual property. He also was in private practice with the law firms of Fulbright & Jaworski and Porter, Wright, Morris & Arthur LLP. He has spoken frequently on various intellectual property topics and has taught at OSU.

Areas of Primary Responsibility

  • Intellectual Property

Professional Associations

  • National Association of College and University Attorneys
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Columbus Intellectual Property Law Association

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio
  • Texas


  • University of Texas School of Law J.D.
  • The University of Texas at Austin M.S.E.E.
  • University of Iowa B.S.E.E.


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