Michael P. Hayek


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

P: 248-244-0124
F: 248-649-3338

Practice Areas


  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, L.L.M., Intellectual Property, 2013
  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 2010
  • Oakland University, Completed course work toward Ph.D. in Artificial Intelligence, 2000
  • University of Toledo, Ohio, M.S., Engineering Science, 1989
  • University of Toledo, Ohio, B.S., Computer Science and Engineering, 1986


  • State of Michigan
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Mr. Hayek concentrates his practice on intellectual property matters, with an emphasis on patent prosecution in the areas of software and the Internet. He also concentrates on technology licensing, transactional and corporate matters.

Industry Experience

Mr. Hayek is a seasoned software executive with more than 30 years of industry experience. He held several roles and brought to market compelling and innovative products. In his last role, prior to joining Young Basile, Mr. Hayek was Vice President of Product Management where he was responsible for large R&D, QA, and Product Management teams. He has extensive experience with, among other areas, enterprise software, internet technologies, Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), Service Lifecycle Management (SLM), and to a lesser extent, Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Internet of Things (IoT).

Professional Activities

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