Two Seaport Lane, Suite 300
Boston, Massachusetts 02210
Mr. Michaelis is Chair of Seyfarth Shaw's Intellectual Property Practice Group. He concentrates in all areas of intellectual property law and technology business practice. His practice includes intellectual property litigation and counseling, and validity and infringement analysis. He has testified as an expert on patent issues, including validity and non-infringement, and argued appeals before the United States Patent and Trademark Office Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Mr. Michaelis represents domestic and international clientele in technology business transactions involving intellectual property, including technology transfer and development agreement negotiation and drafting, technology spin-offs, private placements, acquisitions, and dispositions and joint ventures.
Mr. Michaelis has also written and prosecuted numerous patent applications for electrical/electronic, electromechanical, and computer/software inventions in areas such as data processing and information technologies, medical devices and laboratory instrumentation, as well as business method and internet applications including e-commerce software, credit card processing, and bill payment systems.
|Areas of Practice||1) Advertising, 2) Promotions & Sweepstakes, 3) Copyright, 4) Intellectual Property, 5) Patent, 6) Privacy & Data Security Law, 7) Software and 8) Trademark|
|Law School||University of New Hampshire School of Law, Franklin Pierce Law Center (J.D., 1989)|
|Education||New Hampshire College (B.S.,1980)|
|Bar Member / Association||Massachusetts State Bar Association|
|Most recent firm||Seyfarth Shaw LLP|
Coleen M. Meehan is a partner and trial lawyer in Morgan Lewis's Litigation Practice, resident in the Philadelphia office.
David W. Marston, Jr. is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Intellectual Property and Litigation practices and is a member of the firm's Class Action Working Group. He handles all aspects of litigation from inception through trial and post-trial appeals.