Michael is a partner in the Intellectual Property Litigation Group and serves on the Firm’s Diversity Committee. He represents clients as lead or Delaware counsel in litigation in the District of Delaware in a wide variety of industries, with a particular focus on web-based technology, networking, biotechnology and consumer products. Representative clients include Amazon.com, Aruba Networks, Cisco Systems, f’real Foods, Gillette, Nespresso, Orbitz, Rite Aid, Sprint, Staples, Symantec, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Trend Micro, UCB, and Xilinx.
Michael has been recognized by Chambers USA as a leading practitioner for Delaware Intellectual Property since 2016.
Morris Nichols is consistently renowned as one of the leading patent litigation firms in the United States, and the premier patent litigation firm in Delaware. Recognizing the Firm’s strength in patent litigation, Corporate Counsel magazine named Morris Nichols a Go-To Law Firm® for the Fortune 500 companies. Our attorneys are consistently named as leading attorneys in Chambers USA, IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners, Who’s Who Legal: Patents, The Best Lawyers in America® and Super Lawyers.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Up and Coming (Delaware Intellectual Property)||Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business||2019|
|Up and Coming (Delaware Intellectual Property)||Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business||2018|
|Associate to Watch (Delaware Intellectual Property)||Chambers USA||2017|
|Associate to Watch (Delaware Intellectual Property)||Chambers USA||2016|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Federal Circuit Bar Association||N/A||2010 - Present|
|American Bar Association||N/A||2009 - Present|
|Delaware State Bar Association||N/A||2009 - Present|
|Federal Bar Association (Delaware chapter)||N/A||2009 - Present|
|Tulane University Law School||N/A||N/A|
|f’real Foods, LLC et al. v. Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc. et al., C.A. No. 16-41 (D. Del.)||Jury verdict for f'real|
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