“My team could not have hoped for a better IP advisor than Mike Schacht.”
— Ross Clawson | President, The Homax Group, Inc.

The primary goal of Schacht Law Office is to provide our clients with intellectual property guidance and assistance tailored to meet their needs. We enable you to protect the value of your business by preventing others from marketing products or services that make use of your investments in intellectual property.


Michael R. Schacht founded Schacht Law Office in Bellingham, WA in 2001, after over a decade in practice.


Mike’s background in electrical engineering and experience in the electrical, mechanical and simple chemical arts enables him to understand your technology. In addition, Mike can help you select and register trademarks and obtain foreign patents and trademark registrations.


Associate relationships
Schacht Law Office has established associate relationships with a number of general practice law firms. Mike is sensitive to the limits of his practice and takes care to advise his clients to consult general counsel when legal problems or issues are outside of our practice area.

Representative Technologies
Mike has provided Intellectual Property legal services for a wide range of clients and technologies, including:

  • Electronics such as:
    • Audio Amplifiers
    • Power Supply Systems
    • RF Signal Processing Systems
    • Applied Control Systems
  • Computer software
  • Wood and metal working machines
  • Mechanical devices, ranging from the simple to the complex
  • Manufacturing processes
  • Motion Control software systems
  • Aerosol dispensing systems and methods

Michael Schacht

Owner & Patent Attorney

After graduating from the University of Notre Dame in 1982 with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Mike Schacht worked for Westinghouse for four years as a field engineer, specializing in airborne electronic warfare systems. Mike graduated from cum laude from Seattle University School of Law in 1989. He was registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in 1989. After graduation, Mike worked for one year at Adachi International, a Japanese patent law firm located in Nagoya, Japan and was admitted to the District of Columbia Bar in 1990. Mike was admitted to the Washington State Bar in 1991. A native of Bellingham, Washington, Mike returned to his hometown in 1991 to live with his wife Lila and their sons James, Erik, and Stefan.

e-mail: ms@schachtlaw.wpengine.com
phone: 360 647 0400

[copper_headingbox heading=”MEET OUR AMAZING TEAM”]Schacht Law Office is comprised of a team of dedicated IP professionals who strive everyday to provide the best possible service for our clients.


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[copper_team fullname=”Susie Hubka” position=”Legal Assistant, Office Manager” id=”team-5329″ image=”1117″]sh@schachtlaw.wpengine.com


[copper_team fullname=”Carole Petrolli” position=”Legal Assistant” id=”team-5329″ image=”1135″]cp@schachtlaw.wpengine.com


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[copper_team fullname=”Hieu Do” position=”Legal Assistant” id=”team-5329″ image=”1120″]hd@schachtlaw.wpengine.com


[copper_team fullname=”Robin Fry” position=”Legal Assistant, IDS” id=”team-5329″ image=”1129″]



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[copper_team fullname=”Lila Schacht” position=”Office Assistant” id=”team-5329″ image=”1138″]ls@schachtlaw.wpengine.com


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Our clients stick with us for the reasons you’d expect: expertise, experience, courtesy, professionalism, responsiveness.

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