Michael L. Lindinger is a senior associate in the Intellectual Property group of Mayer Brown’s Washington DC office. Mr. Lindinger’s practice focuses on patent litigation in federal district courts, the International Trade Commission (ITC), and proceedings before the US Patent and Trademark Office.
Mr. Lindinger has litigated patent disputes in numerous technical areas including electrical arts, mechanical arts, and business methods, and is experienced in managing complex multi‐defendant litigations from filing to trial.
He has argued at a jury trial, claim construction hearings, and before the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals multiple times, second chaired multiple jury trials, and is experienced in pretrial discovery including depositions, expert reports, and motion practice.
Before entering law school, Mr. Lindinger worked for three years as a patent examiner at the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO). While at the USPTO, he examined patent applications in the fields of circuit board and time-keeping technologies.
During law school, he served as a staff editor for the John Marshall Review of Intellectual Property Law. Mr. Lindinger also served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Thomas E. Hoffman of the Appellate Court of Illinois, First District in Chicago, Illinois.
- The John Marshall Law School, JD, cum laude
- Purdue University
- District of Columbia
- US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
- US District Court for the District of Columbia
- US District Court for the Southern District of Texas
- US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
- Hitachi Maxell, Ltd. v. Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. et al. Representing Hitachi Maxell in assertion of eight patents in the E.D. Texas related to features incorporated in smart phones including wireless communications, GPS components, power management, and other functionality.
- Maxell, Ltd. v. Fandango Media, LLC. Representing Hitachi Maxell in a patent infringement case involving the assertion of seven patents in the C.D. California related to streaming services, including digital content management and decryption.
- Delaware Display Group LLC v. LG Electronics. Defended LGE and LG Display in a multi-patent case involving LED backlight technology in the District of Delaware.
- Anuwave LLC litigation. Defended financial institutions in patent cases involving mobile banking technology in the E.D. Texas.
- Impulse Technology Ltd. v. Microsoft. Represented plaintiff in a multi-patent matter involving motion capture and imaging technology in the District of Delaware.
- Masimo Corporation v. Philips Electronics North America Corp. Defended Philips in a multi-patent infringement case related to pulse oximetry technology in the District of Delaware.
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