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Michael M. Rosen
Of Counsel
Tel Aviv
Yigal Alon Street 94
Alon Tower One, 22nd Floor
Tel Aviv, Israel 6789139
Israel
+972 3 720 7867
Tel Aviv
Yigal Alon Street 94
Alon Tower One, 22nd Floor
Tel Aviv, Israel 6789139
Israel
+972 3 720 7867

Michael Rosen is a litigator who represents high-technology clients in cross-border intellectual property disputes. A U.S.-qualified lawyer based in Israel, Mr. Rosen handles patent, trademark and trade secret litigation, with an emphasis on advising Israel-based, multinational software, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, electronics and consumer products companies, including startups, mature enterprises and universities.

Before joining Kobre & Kim, Mr. Rosen represented universities, venture capital firms and startups in intellectual property litigation matters, with a focus on patent law. Earlier in his career, he practiced in the intellectual property litigation group at Fish and Richardson P.C. He clerked for the Honorable Marilyn Huff of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

Admissions

  • Israel, Registered Foreign Lawyer
  • California
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Texas

Education

  • Harvard Law School, JD
    (International Law Journal, Editor)
  • Harvard College, AB

Languages

  • Hebrew
  • English

Select Engagements

  • Representation of CH2O Inc., a developer and supplier of water treatment products, in patent litigation in Los Angeles, resulting in a $12.5 million verdict for CH2O.
  • Representation of Volcano Corporation, a developer of cardiovascular devices, in patent litigation against St. Jude Medical in Delaware, resulting in a complete defense verdict of non-infringement and invalidity for Volcano (now part of Philips).
  • Representation of Fresenius Medical Care, a worldwide leader in renal care, in a series of patent litigations against Baxter Healthcare over its dialysis machines, resulting in a complete defense verdict of non-infringement for Fresenius.
  • Representation of SRI International, a research institution in Menlo Park, California, in patent litigation against Symantec in Delaware, resulting in a multimillion-dollar jury verdict for SRI.
  • Representation of Gilead Sciences Inc., in patent litigation over its groundbreaking Harvoni anti-hepatitis C virus drug.
  • Representation of Israel Cleantech Ventures in several due diligence projects in the fields of consumer goods and memory chips.
  • Representation of the Yissum Research and Development Company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in licensing and enforcement matter in the field of medical imaging software.
 

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Center for Internet, Technology, and Communications Policy, The American Enterprise Institute, Visiting Fellow
  • University of San Diego School of Law, Adjunct Professor of Law (2008-2014)

Publications & Presentations

  • Co-author, "How Patent Reform Could Affect Claim Construction in IPR" (Law360, May 2015)
  • Co-author, "Patenting Genes in a Post-Myriad World" (Industrial Biotechnology, August 2013)
  • Co-author, "Upcoming Changes in Patent Law May Significantly Impact the Biotech Industry" (Industrial Biotechnology, October 2012)
  • Author, "America will keep on inventing" (Los Angeles Daily Journal, December 2011)
  • Author, "Expert Insights: Intellectual Property" (San Diego Daily Transcript, May 2011)
  • Author, "Patent Reform on The March (Again)" (San Diego Daily Transcript, April 2011)
  • "From Baghdad to the Bench: Judge William V. Gallo Joins the Bench After a Distinguished Military and Legal Career" (The Federal Bar Association Newsletter, San Diego Chapter, Spring 2010, 2-3)
  • Author, "Description Restriction" (Los Angeles Daily Journal, April 2010)
  • Co-author, "Description proscription? Ariad v. Lilly decision to be reviewed by full court" (Industrial Biotechnology, September 2009)
  • Co-author, "Ariad decision underlines importance of fully describing patented biotech inventions" (Industrial Biotechnology, June 2009)
  • Author, "Transformation Validation" (Los Angeles Daily Journal, November 2008)
  • Author, "Patents Go Political" (Los Angeles Daily Journal, March 2008)
  • Author, "For better or worse? How U.S. legislative patent reform may affect the biotech sector" (Industrial Biotechnology, Spring 2008)
  • Author, "As Secure as a Swiss Bank? New Ruling Beefs Up Attorney-Client Privilege in Corporate Context" (San Diego Daily Transcript, January 2008)
  • Author, "Virtual Reality Check" (Los Angeles Daily Journal, March 2007)
  • Co-author, "Keep it secret? How to decide whether to protect your idea as trade secret or patent" (San Diego Daily Transcript, February 2007)
  • Author, "Congress Wrestles With Patchy Judicial Expertise in Patent Cases" (Los Angeles Daily Journal, November 2006).
  • Author, "Justices Will Tackle Obviousness for First Time in 30 Years" (Los Angeles Daily Journal, August 2006)
  • Author, "Supreme Court decision benefits innovation" (San Diego Daily Transcript, March 2006)
  • Author, "Patent Tying Presumption Stifles Creativity" (Los Angeles Daily Journal, January 2006)

Credentials

Admissions

  • Israel, Registered Foreign Lawyer
  • California
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Texas

Education

  • Harvard Law School, JD
    (International Law Journal, Editor)
  • Harvard College, AB

Languages

  • Hebrew
  • English

Engagements

  • Representation of CH2O Inc., a developer and supplier of water treatment products, in patent litigation in Los Angeles, resulting in a $12.5 million verdict for CH2O.
  • Representation of Volcano Corporation, a developer of cardiovascular devices, in patent litigation against St. Jude Medical in Delaware, resulting in a complete defense verdict of non-infringement and invalidity for Volcano (now part of Philips).
  • Representation of Fresenius Medical Care, a worldwide leader in renal care, in a series of patent litigations against Baxter Healthcare over its dialysis machines, resulting in a complete defense verdict of non-infringement for Fresenius.
  • Representation of SRI International, a research institution in Menlo Park, California, in patent litigation against Symantec in Delaware, resulting in a multimillion-dollar jury verdict for SRI.
  • Representation of Gilead Sciences Inc., in patent litigation over its groundbreaking Harvoni anti-hepatitis C virus drug.
  • Representation of Israel Cleantech Ventures in several due diligence projects in the fields of consumer goods and memory chips.
  • Representation of the Yissum Research and Development Company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in licensing and enforcement matter in the field of medical imaging software.

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Center for Internet, Technology, and Communications Policy, The American Enterprise Institute, Visiting Fellow
  • University of San Diego School of Law, Adjunct Professor of Law (2008-2014)

Publications & Presentations

  • Co-author, "How Patent Reform Could Affect Claim Construction in IPR" (Law360, May 2015)
  • Co-author, "Patenting Genes in a Post-Myriad World" (Industrial Biotechnology, August 2013)
  • Co-author, "Upcoming Changes in Patent Law May Significantly Impact the Biotech Industry" (Industrial Biotechnology, October 2012)
  • Author, "America will keep on inventing" (Los Angeles Daily Journal, December 2011)
  • Author, "Expert Insights: Intellectual Property" (San Diego Daily Transcript, May 2011)
  • Author, "Patent Reform on The March (Again)" (San Diego Daily Transcript, April 2011)
  • "From Baghdad to the Bench: Judge William V. Gallo Joins the Bench After a Distinguished Military and Legal Career" (The Federal Bar Association Newsletter, San Diego Chapter, Spring 2010, 2-3)
  • Author, "Description Restriction" (Los Angeles Daily Journal, April 2010)
  • Co-author, "Description proscription? Ariad v. Lilly decision to be reviewed by full court" (Industrial Biotechnology, September 2009)
  • Co-author, "Ariad decision underlines importance of fully describing patented biotech inventions" (Industrial Biotechnology, June 2009)
  • Author, "Transformation Validation" (Los Angeles Daily Journal, November 2008)
  • Author, "Patents Go Political" (Los Angeles Daily Journal, March 2008)
  • Author, "For better or worse? How U.S. legislative patent reform may affect the biotech sector" (Industrial Biotechnology, Spring 2008)
  • Author, "As Secure as a Swiss Bank? New Ruling Beefs Up Attorney-Client Privilege in Corporate Context" (San Diego Daily Transcript, January 2008)
  • Author, "Virtual Reality Check" (Los Angeles Daily Journal, March 2007)
  • Co-author, "Keep it secret? How to decide whether to protect your idea as trade secret or patent" (San Diego Daily Transcript, February 2007)
  • Author, "Congress Wrestles With Patchy Judicial Expertise in Patent Cases" (Los Angeles Daily Journal, November 2006).
  • Author, "Justices Will Tackle Obviousness for First Time in 30 Years" (Los Angeles Daily Journal, August 2006)
  • Author, "Supreme Court decision benefits innovation" (San Diego Daily Transcript, March 2006)
  • Author, "Patent Tying Presumption Stifles Creativity" (Los Angeles Daily Journal, January 2006)