Keith A. Schonberger

Associate / vCard

3001 West Big Beaver Road, Suite 624
Troy, MI 48084

P: 248-244-0150
F: 248-649-3338

Practice Areas


  • Michigan State University College of Law, J.D., 2012
  • Michigan State University, B.S., Computer Science, 2009


  • State of Michigan
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Mr. Schonberger concentrates his practice on patent prosecution in the software field, namely, in the areas of cloud computing, video coding, user interface and mobile technologies. He provides strategic counseling to inventors in prosecuting patent applications before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office by conducting patentability searches; drafting provisional, non-provisional and PCT/national stage applications; and responding to office actions. His practice also includes performing clearance studies, conducting due diligence analyses and providing litigation support. Mr. Schonberger works with large, global organizations as well as high-growth companies.

Industry Experience

Prior to joining Young Basile, Mr. Schonberger worked as an intellectual property attorney at a general practice firm where he specialized in patent prosecution while working with a variety of entrepreneurial and established clients. Before beginning his legal career, Mr. Schonberger worked for a leading aerospace company where he developed simulation software for the company’s military research and development division.

Professional Activities

  • State Bar of Michigan, Intellectual Property Section
  • American Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association