Michael J. Song

Partner
Litigation
Los Angeles
310-286-1118

High Stakes Patent Litigation

Mike brings more than 17 years of litigation experience with an impressive record of winning high-stakes patent litigation cases.

Bridges Science & Legal 

Mike holds an M.S. in biomedical chemistry and a B.S. in biomedical engineering. He represents clients in biotechnology, pharmaceutical, mechanical, medical devices, automotive technology, computer hardware and software.

AmLaw 100 Experience

Prior to joining MWM, Mike worked for two AmLaw 100 law firms in Washington D.C. and Los Angeles, representing clients in a wide variety of litigation and intellectual property matters.

Mike Song is a partner in the complex litigation/dispute resolution group where he concentrates his practice on defending technologies that include pharmaceuticals, medical devices, biologics, electronics, chemicals, and automotive components/coatings. Mike has represented clients in a diverse array of technologies including biotechnology, pharmaceutical, mechanical, medical devices, automotive, computer hardware and software, electronics, financial services, semiconductors, and various consumer products. He is experienced in all phases of utility patent, design patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret litigation.

Mike applies a unique background bridging chemistry and law to represent clients in a variety of patent litigation matters. He is a well-educated litigator and registered patent attorney with experience trying patent litigation matters in both bench and jury trials, as well as in proceedings before the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeals Board. Mike served as Second Chair Trial Counsel in a two-week patent infringement jury trial in the Northern District of California, where he and his team prevailed. He was also part of the trial team in a bench trial in the District of Massachusetts, in an ANDA bench trial.

Prior to his legal career, Mike earned a B.S. in biomedical engineering from Johns Hopkins University. He then earned an M.S. in biomedical chemistry from Thomas Jefferson University. Mike received his J.D. from George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School.

Education

George Mason University, 2004
Antonin Scalia Law School
Juris Doctorate
Thomas Jefferson University, 2001
M.S. Biomedical Chemistry
Johns Hopkins University, 1999
B.S. Biomedical Engineering

Bar Admissions

California, 2006

 

Focus Areas

Commercial Litigation

IP Audits & Legal Opinions

IP Due Diligence

Inter Partes Reviews

IP Portfolio Management & Counseling

Patent Litigation

Patents & Innovations

Technology Transactions

Trade Secret Litigation

Trademark & Copyright Litigation