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Michael Edward Dergosits

Practice areas:

Patent Infringement, Patent Application, Trademark Application, Intellectual Property

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1985

  1. Patent Infringement: 70%
    30 years, 300 cases
  2. Patent Application: 20%
    31 years, 1.5 thousand cases
  3. Intellectual Property: 5%
    31 years, 200 cases
  4. Trademark Application: 5%
    31 years, 1.2 thousand cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($250-475/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

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    I have known Michael for many years. Michael is always at the top of my short list when I am asked to refer a lawyer for an intellectual property matter.

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    Darrick Chase
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Mitchell Bruce Greenberg

    I endorse this lawyer's work. He is diligent, experienced, and has the unique skill of understanding the legal concepts in patent and other intellectual property matters, and also the scientific understanding and experience (trained chemical engineer). He communicates well with people, and exercises good judgment, thus adding to his effectiveness. I would not hesitate to use Mike for any IP matter

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    Mitchell Greenberg Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Three Embarcadero Ctr Ste 410
San Francisco, CA, 94111

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive198505/20/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2005
Distinguished Adjunct Professor AwardUniversity of San Francisco School of Law2005

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorUniv. of San Francisco School of Law1994 - Present
Founding PartnerDergosits & Noah LLP1993 - Present
PartnerLimbach & Limbach1989 - 1993
AssociateLimbach, Limbach & Sutton1984 - 1988

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Cyberspace Comm. California State BarBoard Member2003 - 2007
Federal Circuit Historical SocietyBoard Member2002 - Present
Federal Circuit Bar AssociationPresident2000 - 2001
San Francisco Intellectual Property Law AssociationPresident1993 - 1994

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Newegg, Inc. v. Telecommunication Systems, Inc.Case transferred to USDC District of Maryland
Vinovation, Inc. et al. v. VA Filtration USA LLCN/A
CIBA Specialty Chemicals v. CMC Magnetics Corporation et al.Dismissed - Voluntarily

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
New Matter (State Bar of California IP Section)Practical Implications for Business Method Patenting Following Ex Parte Lundgren2006
Intellectual Property Law Bulletin, University of San Francisco School of LawNavigating Around the Estoppel Landmines of Festo2003

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of San Francisco School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
Cornell University College of EngineeringChemical EngineeringBS1979

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
California State Bar Cyberspace Law Committee MeetingDivided Infringement Claims -- Territorial Limitations and Distributed Liability2006
CADRE ProgramRecent Developments in Patent Law2006
Intellectual Property Law Section of Barristers Club of San FranciscoRecent Developments in Patent Claim Construction2005
Intellectual Property Section of the Barristers Club of the Bar Association of San FranciscoCurrent State of the Advice of Counsel Defense to Claims of Willful Patent Infringement, Including Related Discovery Issues2004
San Francisco Intellectual Property Law AssociationRecent Developments in Patent Law: On Sale Bar and Provisional Damages2002