Michael Schallop

Michael J. Schallop is a partner at Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP. Mr. Schallop has extensive experience with the preparation and prosecution of technology related patent applications; preparing patent reexams and inter partes reviews, analyzing and managing patent portfolios; and intellectual property licensing. He also prepares patent opinions and advises clients regarding patent litigations.

Prior to joining Van Pelt, Yi & James, Mr. Schallop worked at Latham & Watkins in their Silicon Valley office and at Symantec Corporation and had substantial IP litigation, patent strategy counseling and IP portfolio management, technology licensing and transactional, and antitrust and strategic counseling-related experience.

Mr. Schallop graduated from Cornell University with degrees in Computer Science and Mathematics. He received a J.D., Order of the Coif, from Emory University School of Law, where he was a member of the Law Review. He spent his third year of law school as a visiting student at Berkeley Law, where he was also a member of the Berkeley Technology Law Journal. Mr. Schallop has published in the field of intellectual property and competition law and is a speaker on a broad range of intellectual property and competition issues.

Mr. Schallop is admitted to practice in California and is a registered U.S. patent attorney.


J.D., Emory University
B.S., Cornell University