As part of the intellectual property group, Michelle's practice focuses on patent litigation, patent prosecution, and intellectual property transactions. Michelle's experience has spanned a variety of technological fields, including medical devices, chemistry, energy, and electronic devices.
Her experience in disputes and litigation includes patent, trade secret, and copyright litigation; breach of contract and tortious interference claims; and securities fraud defense. Her patent prosecution experience includes patent portfolio management and patent counseling, as well as involvement in inter partes reviews (IPR). In addition, Michelle has experience in patentability opinions, freedom to operate evaluations, and intellectual property due diligence, including advising clients in acquisitions and transactions involving licensing and intellectual property issues. Michelle is the Regional Lead for the U.S. for the Global Technology Associates Group.
Michelle is licensed to practice in the state of New York bar and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, the Federal Circuit, and the United States District Courts in the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and Texas.