Michael is a partner in the IP Group. He advises a diverse range of businesses on maximising the protection, enforcement and extraction of value from their intellectual property rights. His principal area of expertise is patents, especially multijurisdictional disputes. Michael is a widely acknowledged expert in the patent area and has represented clients in numerous reported cases, in a diverse range of technologies from pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and medical devices through to electronics, software and communications.
Michael originally qualified in Australia with degrees in Law and Economics and specialised in intellectual property after moving to England in 1988.