Michael Anderson

Baker & Hostetler LLP

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Connecticut Avenue Northwest 1050
Washington 20036 DC US

Michael E. Anderson is an intellectual property attorney who focuses his practice on technology-based litigation and patent infringement cases in particular. Michael’s goal is to obtain prompt and cost-effective relief for his clients through strategic planning.

Although his practice today focuses on intellectual property, Michael has broad litigation experience. He has litigated commercial torts, contract disputes, fraud cases and bid protest actions, and has practiced in courts across the U.S. as well as before administrative agencies.

Michael has particular experience in the Eastern District of Virginia (known as the “Rocket Docket”) and before the International Trade Commission (ITC). He also lectures on patent litigation before the ITC at the University of Washington School of Law’s Center for Advanced Study & Research on Intellectual Property.

Michael’s experience includes litigation, portfolio assessment, licensing negotiation and counseling on matters pertaining to a wide array of technologies, including navigation systems and software, intrusion detection software, firewalls, semiconductors, LCD televisions, cellphones, DVD recorders and media, construction and ground-engaging equipment, laser range finders, fluid coolers, LEDs, semiconductor mask repair, computer security software and devices, medical devices, wireless communication devices, VoIP systems, robotics, pharmaceuticals, and molecular diagnostics.

Experience :

  • Defended a manufacturer of fluid coolers in patent infringement actions filed by a competitor. After a two-week trial, the jury returned a verdict finding no liability based on its finding of noninfringement of one set of claims and invalidity of a second set of claims of the asserted patent.
  • Providing representation to defendants/counterclaim plaintiff in a patent infringement action involving eight patents related to heavy-construction and earthmoving technology. The matter is ongoing.
  • Representing a defendant technology company in a patent infringement action in the Southern District of Ohio related to systems for playing music and messages remotely. The matter is ongoing.
  • Defended a technology company in a series of litigations involving allegations of patent infringement, breach of contract and various commercial torts. Obtained dismissal of a patent infringement action with attorneys’ fees.
  • Represented a technology company in the Eastern District of Virginia in an action alleging infringement of a patent related to electronic books. Summary judgment of noninfringement was rendered at the outset of discovery.

Memberships : Pauline Newman IP American Inn of Court

Education :

  • J.D., William & Mary Law School, 2000
  • B.S.E., Princeton University, 1995, with honors

Admissions :

  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia
  • District of Columbia


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