Over his 35 year career, Mike has been a partner at three major law firms (Clifford Chance, Akin Gump and Hunton & Williams). He has now founded his own firm to focus on his clients.


Litigated numerous patent cases in virtually every technology, from semiconductors to pharmaceuticals, automobiles to medical instrumentation, and software to specialty chemicals.

Litigated in jurisdictions nationwide, including numerous district courts, the International Trade Commission, the Federal Circuit and the United States Supreme Court.

KSR Int’l Co. v. Teleflex Inc. (550 U.S. 398 (2007)). Represented Respondent Teleflex in this well-known Supreme Court case.

MeadWestvaco Corporation et al. v. Rexam PLC et al. (E.D. Va., 2012).


American Bar Association

Federal Circuit Bar Association

Intellectual Property Owners


Author, The Hatch-Waxman Act: Still Critical, Still in Flux, The National Law Journal | January 23, 2006

Author, Which School Are YOU In?, Patent World | December 2005/January 2006

Author, The Year’s Most Critical Decisions, IP Law & Business, Almanac | 2005

Author, A Changing Role for the Markman Hearing, Creighton Law Review | June 2004


Course Leader, Calculating Damages Resulting from Patent Infringement Course produced by the Certified Patent Valuation Analysts, 2012

Lecturer, Japanese Intellectual Property Association (JIPA) Seminar, October 27, 2011

Course Leader, Evaluating the Merits of Pursuing Patent Litigation Course produced by the Certified Patent Valuation Analysts, 2011

Course Leader, Negotiating Software Licensing Agreements Course produced by The Institute for Strategic Negotiations, 2011

Course Leader, Abbreviated New Drug Applications Course produced by The Business Development Academy, 2008


Intellectual Property

Patent Litigation

Patent Prosecution and Litigation


JD, Fordham University School of Law | 1987

BS, Northwestern University | 1983


District of Columbia


New York

US Patent and Trademark Office