Michael Flynn-O’Brien’s practice focuses on complex technical and intellectual property disputes involving claims of trade secret misappropriation, patent and copyright infringement, unfair competition, and breach of contract.
He has represented a wide variety of technology companies in state, federal, and arbitral venues throughout the country, in matters relating to web technologies, robotics, mobile devices, internet gaming, digital coupons, various semiconductors, server systems, and enterprise software.
Michael also has wide-ranging experience in many types of business litigation, with particular emphasis on international and commercial arbitration, complex technical disputes, breach of contract, and cross-border investments.
He has represented companies, investors, and sovereign states in arbitration proceedings throughout the world, including the World Bank’s International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC), and the Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services (JAMS) in San Francisco.
J.D., Columbia Law School, 2009, Harlan Fiske Scholar