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Michael P. Kahn

Michael P. Kahn

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

New York City, NY, USA


Michael Kahn is an experienced trial lawyer with first chair experience who focuses his practice on litigating patent infringement disputes and related claims such as trade secret misappropriation, unfair competition and breach of contract.

Mr. Kahn advises clients concerning intellectual property licensing, planning and strategy – both from a portfolio management perspective and in anticipation of litigation for both patent owners and potential defendants. He also represents clients in connection with Patent Office inter partes review proceedings. Michael is experienced in all aspects of intellectual property litigation, including discovery, Markman, trial and appeal and truly enjoys the fast-paced, oral advocacy components of trial practice.

Mr. Kahn’s litigation and trial experience spans a variety of technologies in district courts across the country and before the International Trade Commission, including materials science, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, e-commerce, software, consumer products and electrical, chemical, computer science and mechanical engineering.

In addition to his client work, he is an active participant in pro bono programs, most recently in connection with multiple matters concerning asylum applications, petitions before the New York Department of State, and custody and visitation Family Court matters. He also enjoys presenting on and writing articles about developing and cutting edge areas of intellectual property law.

During law school, Michael was an intern for the Honorable Marjorie O. Rendell at the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

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