Michael Gershoni

Associate

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  • JD, cum laude, The George Washington University Law School, 2016; Managing Editor, AIPLA Quarterly Journal; Recipient, Homer B. Sewell IP Scholarship; Recipient, Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck Award (First Place – IP Moot Court Competition)
  • BSE (Mechanical Engineering), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2013

Qualifications

  • District of Columbia, 2018
  • California, 2016

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • Pauline Newman Inn of Court (2015-2016)
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association

Michael Gershoni

Associate

Michael Gershoni joined the firm’s intellectual property litigation group in 2016.

During law school, Michael interned for Apple’s IP enforcement team and externed for the Honorable Susan G. Braden at the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. He also served as a managing editor of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) Quarterly Journal, where his article, An Argument Against Reinventing the Wheel: Using an Obviousness Analysis to Bring Consistency and Clarity to Patent Eligibility Determinations of Software Patents After Alice Corp, was published in Spring 2016.

Michael has an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan. His coursework covered a broad array of topics including design and manufacturing, mechanics of materials, C++ programming, and electrical circuits, systems and applications.

Experience

  • Blue Spike, LLC v. Roku, Inc. (D. Del.): Representing Roku in patent litigation brought by Blue Spike in the District of Delaware
  • Rovi v. Comcast et al. (PTAB): Representing Rovi in multiple IPR proceedings involving interactive program guides and related hardware and software
  • Godo Kaisha IP Bridge 1 v. Broadcom Ltd et al. (E.D. Tex.): Represented IP Bridge in a six-patent suit involving semiconductor fabrication and microprocessors.  Obtained highly favorable settlement for IP Bridge just weeks before trial and following the Court’s denial of Broadcom’s summary judgment motion that sought to limit the scope of potential infringement and damages
  • Godo Kaisha IP Bridge 1 v. Intel Corp. (E.D. Tex.): Representing IP Bridge in a nine-patent suit involving semiconductor fabrication technology
  • Godo Kaisha IP Bridge 1 v. TCL Communications Technology Holdings Ltd. (D. Del.): Representing IP Bridge in a two-patent suit involving 4G LTE wireless standards and FRAND licensing
  • CPI Card Group, Inc. v. Multi Packaging Solutions, Inc. (D. Colo.): Representing defendant in patent litigation involving secure card packages
  • Represented occupants of an artists’ warehouse pro bono in San Francisco before the Superior Court of San Francisco – Civil Division in a jury trial involving eviction proceedings.  Conducted all aspects of the trial including jury selection, opening and closing arguments, and examination of the witnesses

Publications

  • Co-author, “Shielded by Sovereignty: The Implications for Patentees of Covidien v. University of Florida Research Foundation & Its Progeny,” American Intellectual Property Law Association Quarterly Journal, 45 AIPLA Q.J. 593 (Fall 2017) 
  • Author, An Argument Against Reinventing the Wheel: Using an Obviousness Analysis to Bring Consistency and Clarity to Patent Eligibility Determinations of Software Patents After Alice Corp.American Intellectual Property Law Association Quarterly Journal, 44 AIPLA Q.J. 495 (2016)