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Mike is an experienced federal court litigator focusing his practice on patent and trade secret litigation. Mike represents businesses of all sizes–from startups and individuals to Fortune 500 companies–in high-stakes intellectual property litigation throughout the United States.

Entering October Term 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court had never reviewed a Section 337 investigation.  However, some court-watchers thought that Comcast Corporation v. International Trade Commission might have the right
Continue Reading Supreme Court Declines Comcast’s Challenge to the ITC’s Jurisdiction, Thus Confirming the Broad Reach of Section 337

On July 10, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) announced that it had opened an investigation directed at the Government of France under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974.  The announcement came as the French Senate considered a new digital services tax (“DST”)—enacted a day later—imposing a 3% revenue tax on companies providing certain online services directed at French customers that earn annual revenues of at least €25 million in France and at least €750 million worldwide.
Continue Reading USTR Opens Section 301 Investigation into French Digital Services Tax, Announces Public Comment Period