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Michelle Miu Epstein

Business Attorney at Irvine, CA

5.0   5 reviews
  • Licensed for 9 years
    State CA
    Acquired 2014
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About Michelle

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Michelle Miu Epstein began her career in Intellectual Property in 2011 working at a globally recognized intellectual property firm, specializing in domestic and international trademark prosecution. Over the years, Michelle honed her craft in navigating the particularities of brand protection in various jurisdictions worldwide.

Prior to starting her own firm, Michelle was the head of the trademark prosecution team and spent years focusing on domestic and international trademark prosecution and enforcement matters. She has represented clients in various industries, including, but not limited to Fortune 500 companies and other individuals and businesses in the food and beverage, cosmetic, fashion, entertainment, hospitality, financial services, and automotive and technology fields.

Since 2019, Michelle has been selected as an Intellectual Property Rising Star with Super Lawyers, where only 2.5% of attorneys in each state receive this prestigious distinction. Michelle was also recently appointed to serve as a member of the Emerging Issues Committee with the International Trademark Association (“INTA”) where she will lend her expertise to educate, propose policy recommendations and advocacy programs to the INTA Board.

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Miu Epstein Law, PC
1 Park Plz Ste 600
Irvine, CA, 92614-5987

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Posted by Yrvin | July 8, 2020
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Extremely helpful and straight forward! Highly Recommend**
I recently had the pleasure of working with Michelle to get some questions answered regarding intellectual property in starting a new business. I had quite a few questions and Michelle addressed all of them in a clear and concise manner. I am confident in Michelle's ability and highly recommend reaching out to her if you have any questions in this area.
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Posted by Ceryll | May 11, 2020
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| Consulted Attorney
Easy to talk to, helpful and professional.
I was looking for a lawyer to help me trademark my business name. Michelle was easy to talk to and made me feel comfortable. Since this is my first time starting a business, I had a lot of questions and she was extremely helpful in answering all of them. I will definitely seek her help for any future needs and highly recommend her services.
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Posted by Wael | January 22, 2020
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| Hired Attorney
Principal Attorney
Michelle is a litigation attorney focusing on intellectual property disputes, patent litigation, IPRs, and appeals. She is a registered patent and trademark attorney As an attorney, I have hired Michelle for many projects. Michelle is an absolute pleasure to work with. She is extremely client-oriented and proactive. Michelle makes sure that projects are completed correctly, on time, and within budget.
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Posted by Jose Herrera | January 22, 2020
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| Hired Attorney
Recommended for IP matters
I have worked with Ms. Miu in different international intellectual property matters and I absolutely recommend her work. She is very knowledgeable in the IP field and ver responsible in her job.
Posted by Mandy | January 21, 2020
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Super thorough and knowledgeable
As a new small business owner, I had a lot of questions about trademarks and Michelle did a fantastic job of explaining the process to me. She has breadth and depth of experience in intellectual property law and definitely knows what she's talking about. I would absolutely recommend Michelle!


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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Principal Attorney
  • 2019 - Present
  • Associate Attorney
  • The Myers Law Group
  • 2016 - 2019
  • Attorney / Head of Trademark Prosecution Team
  • Hilborne Hawkin & Co.
  • 2014 - 2016


  • Trinity Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2014
  • Univ of California Irvine
  • Criminology, Law & Society and Psychology & Social Behavior
  • 2008


  • International Trademark Association, Emerging Issues Committee
  • Committee Member
  • 2019 - Present
  • Orange County Asian American Bar Association
  • Co-Chair of Social Committee
  • 2016 - Present
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Community Outreach Chair for Young Lawyers Division
  • 2018 - 2019
  • American Bar Association
  • Vice Chair of IP Law Committee, Young Lawyers Division
  • 2016 - 2018
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Intellectual Property Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2020
  • Intellectual Property Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2019


  • Trinity Law Review, Volume 18, Number 1
  • Trinity Law Review Editorial Board
  • 2013

Speaking Engagements

  • Women of Design
  • Intellectual Property
  • 2017
  • Irvine Chamber of Commerce
  • Intellectual Property
  • 2017

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Irvine Business Lawyer Michelle Miu Epstein
Michelle Miu Epstein
Business Attorney
Irvine, CA
Licensed for 9 years
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