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Michael’s practice is focused primarily on commercial and intellectual property litigation. His cases have involved graphics rendering for video games, protocol transmission for telecommunications devices, distributed speech recognition networks, as well as other fields. He has a background in Neuroscience with experience in Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering. Prior to his legal career, Michael gained experience developing neuro-imaging software while researching neurodegenerative disease in graduate school.
Prior to joining the firm, he worked in patent prosecution and gained experience prosecuting various medical device patents. While attending law school, Michael served as the Chief Counsel for the SMU Patent Clinic and was a Tsai Scholar for the SMU Tsai Center for Law, Science and Innovation.
Outside of work, Michael’s interests include playing sports as well as spending time with his wife and two dogs.
Represents video game development corporation as Plaintiff in variety of patent infringement litigation cases relating to graphics rendering of 3D video games.
Represents voice recognition corporation as Plaintiff in patent infringement litigation case relating to speech recognition and transcription across heterogenous protocols.
Represented a corporation to terminate a long term lease and obtaining a walk-away settlement after facing over $300,000 in potential damages.
J.D., SMU Dedman School of Law, Cum Laude, 2017
M.S. Biology, University of Texas, San Antonio, Magna Cum Laude, 2013
B.S. Neurobiology, University of Texas, Austin, 2011
All Texas State Courts
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
United States Patent and Trademark Office
Professional & Community Activities
Member, American Bar Association (Antitrust, Intellectual Property and Litigation Sections)
Member, State Bar of Texas ( Antitrust and Business Litigation, Intellectual Property and Litigation Sections)
Member, Dallas Association Young Lawyers
Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association
Pupil Member, Honorable Barbara M.G. Lynn Inn of Court, 2016-2017