Michael concentrates his practice on intellectual property litigation and strategy, with a specific focus on patent and trade secret litigation.

He has represented a broad range of clients in intellectual property matters, including in jury and bench trials and appellate proceedings, in cases involving such diverse technologies as telecommunication and wireless communication protocols, smartphones, integrated circuits, computer software, Ethernet controllers, medical devices, biological products and pharmaceuticals. Michael also has substantial experience in other complex litigation, including trademark, copyright, antitrust and claims under California Business and Professions Code section 17200.

Michael has litigated high-stakes matters in courts throughout the United States, as well as the US International Trade Commission. He also has successfully represented clients in inter partes review proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.

In addition to his litigation work, Michael regularly provides intellectual property counseling and strategic advice to his clients.