Michael E. Sander’s practice focuses on patent litigation before federal district courts, the International Trade Commission, and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. His litigation experience encompasses technologies such as 3D imaging, H.264 internet video, speech recognition, and networking. Additionally, Mr. Sander has represented clients in trademark disputes involving counterfeit computer chips and copyright matters involving internet advertising and commerce.
Prior to attending law school, Mr. Sander spent nearly a decade in software and systems engineering. He has experience in embedded real-time computer systems, operating systems, compilers, and computer architecture and can read and write in all common programming languages. During his undergraduate studies, Mr. Sander was an electrical team lead for the ASTRO research group, developing control systems for a rocket landing vehicle.
While in law school, Mr. Sander interned with the Honorable Judge Block of the Eastern District of New York and studied international intellectual property law with a patent boutique in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.