Michael Reilly was educated in England and is a citizen of both the UK and the USA. He is a registered US Patent Attorney with a Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Physics from the University of Cambridge, and a JD degree from the University of Colorado School of Law. His first career was in geophysics and included technical writing and training, seismic data processing, research and geophysical consulting. Following the collapse of oil prices in the mid-80s, Michael focused his career on computers, and in particular, database design and development. He wrote monthly columns for two computer magazines. He then made another career transition and went to law school, following which he qualified as an attorney in Colorado and as a registered patent attorney. Michael is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Currently he provides arbitration and legal services to local and national businesses.