Michael Houston

Foley & Lardner LLP

Michael R. Houston is a partner and intellectual property attorney with Foley & Lardner LLP, where his practice focuses on patent challenges before the USPTO, and patent litigation at the trial and appeal levels across a wide array of technology areas.

Dr. Houston has litigated patents involving pharmaceuticals, medical devices, biorenewable fuels, microelectronics fabrication and packaging, electronics, and general chemical and polymer processing, among others.

More recently, Dr. Houston has been heavily involved in inter partes review (IPR) proceedings at the U.S. Patent Office, and is vice chair of the firm’s Patent Office Trials Practice. He also is a member of Foley’s IP Litigation and Chemical, Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Practices, and the Life Sciences Industry Team.

Based on his graduate work and multiple years of R&D experience at a start-up company in the Bay Area, Dr. Houston’s technical knowledge further encompasses various aspects of biotechnology, nanotechnology, optics and ophthalmic lenses, polymerization chemistry and polymer processing, composite resins, injection molding, and micromachining.

Dr. Houston has litigated cases in several districts across the U.S., with a particular focus on Patent Office proceedings and investigations before the International Trade Commission (ITC), and has taken numerous cases to trial (both jury and bench).

Dr. Houston’s experience at the appellate level includes many cases before the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Dr. Houston has also managed multiple patent cases filed in Singapore.

Education :

Dr. Houston is a graduate from the Northwestern University School of Law (J.D., cum laude), the University of California at Berkeley (Ph.D.), and the Georgia Institute of Technology (B.S., summa cum laude).

Admissions :

Dr. Houston is admitted to practice before the USPTO, and dedicates a part of his practice to patent prosecution and counseling. Dr. Houston is also admitted in the Northern District of Illinois, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and numerous other districts across the United States.


Rate : $$$

What types of cases Attorney Michael Houston & Foley & Lardner LLP can handle?
Foley & Lardner LLP can handle cases related to laws concerning Litigation, Appeals, General Practice, Advertising, Intellectual Property, International Law, Trademark infringement. We manually verify each attorney’s practice areas before approving their profiles and reviews on our website.
Where is Foley & Lardner LLP located?
Foley & Lardner LLP is located at 321 North Clark, 321 N Clark St #2800, Chicago, IL 60654, USA. You can reach out to Foley & Lardner LLP using their phone line 312.832.4378. You can also check their website foley.com or email them at [email protected].
How much would it cost to hire Foley & Lardner LLP?
Michael Houston lawyer charges are specific to each case. However, they work with contingency fees and its ranges from $$ to $$$. They also provide free consultation [and no obligation quotes] if you are interested to hire.
Are Michael Houston reviews trust-able?
We have the ratings and reviews moderation team who checks and verifies every review submitted on our website manually. You can trust all the reviews you see on Michael Houston lawyer profile listing.

Rate and write a review

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Is this your profile?Claim it now.

Make sure your information is up to date.
Foley & Lardner LLP
321 North Clark, 321 N Clark St #2800, Chicago, IL 60654, USA
Get directions

Tyler Nicoll

Crosspointe Drive 1019
Naples 34110 FL US

Rick Cofer

West Avenue 1002
Austin 78701 TX US

Brian Orlow

Main Street 71-18
11367 NY US

Lina Stillman

Broadway 42
New York 10006 NY US