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Michael A. Berta

Michael A. Berta

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP

San Francisco, CA, USA


Michael Berta focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation, with experience in both patent and trade secret litigation across a wide range of technologies, including data storage systems and software, networking hardware and software, microprocessor and flash memory architecture, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and consumer products. Mr. Berta has tried cases before judges and juries in federal court and before the International Trade Commission.

Mr. Berta has been recognized by Best Lawyer for Litigation: Intellectual Property and was also named an “IP Star” by Managing Intellectual Property.  He holds a JD, cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center, as well as a BA in Economics from the University of California, San Diego.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Hardware, software and web-based services companies, including Adobe, Google and Hewlett-Packard, in patent litigation in multiple jurisdictions, including the Northern District of California, Eastern Districts of Texas and Delaware.
  • Companies in the semiconductor industry, including Renesas, Sun Microsystems, SMIC, SanDisk, Numerical Technologies and Nanya Technology, in patent and trade secret litigation involving semiconductor manufacturing technology, DRAM architecture, flash controller technology, and server architecture.
  • Clients in patent, copyright and trade secret litigation and counseling include Adobe, Crocs, Machine Zone, Tile and SquareTrade.
Michael A. Berta is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Patent Remedies—Damages, Injunctions, and Settlement Agreements - Patent Litigation 2017: Advanced Techniques & Best Practices, Thursday, October 12, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Patent Litigation 2017, Thursday, November 23, 2017, New York, NY
Web Segment  Web Segment Patent Remedies – Damages, Injunctions and Settlement Agreements - Patent Litigation 2017, Tuesday, November 28, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Patent Remedies – Damages, Injunctions and Settlement Agreements - Patent Remedies – Damages, Injunctions and Settlement Agreements, Tuesday, November 28, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Patent Remedies – Damages, Injunctions and Settlement Agreements - Patent Remedies – Damages, Injunctions and Settlement Agreements, Tuesday, November 28, 2017
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