Party affiliation: Republican
Michael Timothy Bates, American lawyer. Bar: Indiana 1989, United States District Court (northern and southern district) Indiana 1989, United States Court Appeals (federal circuit) 1990, United States Patent and Trademar Office 1990. Board directors Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Greater Fort Wayne, 1993-1995. Member Indiana State Bar Association, American Intellectual Property Law Association.
- Associate Baker & Daniels and predecessor firm, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1989-1995. Patent attorney Eli Lilly & Company, Indianapolis, since 1995.
Denomination: Roman Catholic