Michael Bittner is an intellectual property trial lawyer, with an emphasis on patent litigation. Michael has extensive experience in federal court involving across a wide-array of technologies, has handled appeals in the Federal Circuit, and has been involved in post-grant proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. e is experienced in all aspects of patent litigation (for both plaintiffs and defendants), including performing pre-filing investigations, handling complex discovery, preparing for and presenting at Markman hearings, working with fact and expert witnesses, preparing and presenting the case for dispositive motions and trial, and through appeal. He represents clients in a wide variety of technologies, including telecommunications, networking, financial services, and data management. Michael has also recently focused on cases adjudicating whether royalties for standard essential patent portfolios complied with FRAND/RAND obligations. Michael also has extensive experience representing clients in other intellectual property disputes, including trademark, trade dress, and trade secret litigation in Texas and across the nation. He has represented both Fortune 500 and small-to-medium sized business in disputes ranging from fixed fee brand enforcement actions and multi-million dollar “bet the business” cases.