Michael focuses on all areas of intellectual property law, harnessing his electrical engineering background to help businesses reap maximum value from their innovations.
As a Partner in the firm's Intellectual Property Practice Group, Michael develops effective offensive and defensive patent strategies for organizations of all sizes. He has negotiated, defended, and asserted IP rights in federal courts, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the International Trade Commission, and private arbitrations and mediations. As an advisor, he has worked with both established companies and startups to obtain, value, license, and develop patent portfolios and trademarks.
Trained in electrical engineering and having a business background as a technology consultant, Michael is known for his ability to quickly learn new technologies and distill complicated topics. He works with a broad range of technologies, including consumer electronics, wireless devices, batteries, mechanical devices, medical products and devices, computer architecture, software, and networks, including open-source software, semiconductor chips, and internet and e-commerce platforms.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Michael J. Kasdan