Michael Turner focuses his litigation and patent practice work in the electrical, mechanical, telecommunications, and software technologies. He has worked across a broad spectrum of technologies, including navigation, communication, infotainment, lighting, and collision avoidance systems, multimedia devices, and measurement and control systems for high-precision machine tools, as well as on behalf of software developers of mobile applications and electronic software licensing systems.
In helping firm clients to navigate their strategic options during litigation, Mr. Turner has focused a significant portion of his practice on handling trial proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board at the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Mr. Turner has successfully represented clients in inter partes review, covered business method review, and reexamination proceedings.
Mr. Turner also has an active patent prosecution practice, and has represented industry leaders before the United States Patent and Trademark Office in diverse fields, such as automotive navigation, display, and sensor systems, surgical devices, alternative energy systems including solar cells and wind turbines, and systems for structuring and operating financial markets and auctions, among others.