- Intellectual Property
- IP Litigation
- Intellectual Property & Technology Litigation
- Appellate Practice
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|University ||Duke University, B.S.|
|Law School||University of Connecticut, J.D.|
|Admitted||1996, Massachusetts; Connecticut; United States Patent and Trademark Office|
Michael's practice is focused on patent litigation and also includes licensing, patents, copyrights, trademarks or trade secrets, and other intellectual property matters. His work in patent litigation primarily involves technologies such as electromechanical systems, digital cameras, embedded microprocessors, telecommunications and network software, cellular phones, and e-commerce, among others. Michael has also advised clients in regards to patent portfolios and IP diligence, and has counseled venture capital funds on their IP assets and patent value.
Michael rejoins Mintz Levin from Pepper Hamilton LLP.
· Represented a digital bill validator supplier adverse to its principal competitor in multiple cases, including the enforcement of patents directed to antifraud technology in federal district court and the CAFC
· Represented a supply and contract management software solutions supplier adverse to competitors and nonpracticing entities in defending against several independent licensing and enforcement actions related to electronic auction technology in federal district court and the CAFC
· Represented a digital camera software supplier in enforcing digital imaging patents in multiple cases before the US International Trade Commission and in federal district court
· Represented an embedded processor technology company in enforcing power management and memory access patents in cases before US International Trade Commission and in Federal District Court
· Represented an e-commerce software and service provider in defending multiple cases involving web server and other e-commerce technology in multiple cases in federal district court
· Represented a health care equipment manufacturer in enforcing patents on nitrile surgical gloves before the US International Trade Commission and in federal district court
· Represented an oilfield equipment manufacturer in enforcing and defending multiple patent cases involving subsea oil well technology in federal district court as well as in the UK and EPO
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
Patent Hold-Up or Patent Hold-Out? Judge Essex Adds His Voice to the SEP-FRAND Debate
Sandra J. Badin,Michael T. Renaud,James Wodarski, July 18, 2014
Administrative Law Judge Essex recently issued the public version of his Initial Determination in ITC investigation No. 337-TA-868, ruling that the respondents are precluded from relying on the defense that the patent holder is required to license the patents-in-suit on fair, reasonable and...
Computer Implementation Not Enough to Render Abstract Ideas Patent Eligible
Sandra J. Badin,Richard G. Gervase,Michael T. Renaud, June 27, 2014
The Supreme Court yesterday issued its long-awaited decision in Alice Corporation v. CLS Bank International addressing the patent eligibility of computer-implemented inventions under 35 USC §101. The Court’s unanimous decision affirms the Federal Circuit’s holding that all the...
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