With more than 20 years of patent litigation experience, Mike Flibbert serves as lead counsel in inter partes review (IPR) proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), district court litigations, and appeals at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Mike represents clients in patent cases involving pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, chemistry, chemical engineering, agriculture, and materials science. He has particular experience representing pharmaceutical patent holders in litigations arising under the Hatch-Waxman Act. He previously served as practice group leader for the firm’s chemical and metallurgical practice group.
Mike counsels clients on patent issues, including infringement, validity, enforceability, appeals, and remedies. He also has experience in U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) actions, patent prosecution, antitrust law, licensing, and alternative dispute resolution.
Mike lectures in the United States and abroad on patent law topics, including PTAB practice and the America Invents Act (AIA). He has been recognized by The Legal 500 U.S. for post-grant proceedings and other practice areas.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Michael J. Flibbert