Our History

Michaud-Kinney Group, LLP is now MKG, LLC - the leader in Intellectual Property Law.

Our firm has gone through many names, but our dedication to our client's intellectual property needs has perservered throughout the years. We offer legal representation in all aspects of intellectual property law to entrepreneurs up to large multi-state and multi-national corporations.

At MKG, LLC (formerly Michaud-Kinney Group, LLP), we work closely with our clients to develop an intellectual property procurement and portfolio management strategy that meets the client’s business goals and objectives. This proactive approach is driven by strong client relationships and innovative communication technologies, such as providing our clients with secure on-line access to their dockets. Before and during our representation, we gain a thorough understanding of our clients’ business and the competitive environment within which they operate. This enables us to develop highly effective IP-based strategies that allow our clients to accelerate their business goals.

We represent and have experience with the following technologies and industries: Aerospace & Defense, Biotechnology, Business Methods, Chemistry, Computer Hardware, Consumer Goods, Electronic Equipment & Instruments, Industrial Machinery, Internet & E-Commerce, Medical Devices, Metallurgy, Mechanical Engineering, Nuclear & Energy Technologies, Oilfield and Gas Services & Production, Packaging & Containers, Pharmaceuticals, Polymers & Composites, Printing & Publishing, Semiconductors, Software, Telecommunications & Cellular Technology, and Textiles & Apparel.


​About Our Founding Member

 

   Richard Michaud was a founding member and former managing partner
   of the MKG, LLC (formerly Michaud-Kinney Group, LLP), an international
   intellectual property law firm headquartered in Connecticut. We are privileged
   to carry on Rick’s work ethic and values in our continued practice of intellectual
​  property law by fulfilling the ideals Rick established at our firm. 

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testimonials

 

"MKG, LLC (formerly Michaud-Kinney Group, LLP) will provide excellence in legal services that keeps pace with and anticipates the needs of our clients in a manner that adheres to the highest standards of quality and integrity. We will provide these services in a timely manner and at fees that benefit our clients.."
Richard R. Michaud www.demolink.org
"MKG, LLC (formerly Michaud-Kinney Group, LLP) is the exact combination of what you are looking for in an intellectual property and patent firm. Extensive patent experience and knowledge with necessary technical background to know client products and business. Cost efficient delivery of services. Broad based intellectual property capabilities with solid patent expertise. Plus they have a very high success rate in getting patents issued and trademarks granted."
John Dresty, President           Clearwater Systems
"MKG, LLC (formerly Michaud-Kinney Group, LLP) has provided RBC with a high level of counseling on intellectual property policy with timely action and follow through. They have also negotiated a good settlement to a patent dispute. Their results in patent prosecution have lead to many patents being granted. And best of all they provide cost effective service. "
Tom Williams, General Counsel and Secretary              RBC Bearings Inc