Michael Headley is a Principal in the Silicon Valley office of Fish & Richardson P.C. His practice emphasizes complex litigation, including patent, trademark, trade secret, and other complex disputes related to intellectual property.
Served as Judicial Extern both to the Honorable D. Lowell Jensen, United States District Court Judge, Northern District of California (2002), and to the Honorable Saundra Brown Armstrong, United States District Court Judge, Northern District of California (2000). Executive Articles Editor, Hastings Law Journal (2001-2002). Member, San Francisco Bay Area Intellectual Property Inn of Court. Director, San Francisco Opera BRAVO! Club (2004-2007).
National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) faculty member
U.C. Hastings College of Law (2003-2007), Legal Writing and Moot Court classes
Pro bono experience
Special Deputy District Attorney, San Benito County, CA (2003-2006)
Named a Super Lawyers “Rising Star” in the field of intellectual property litigation (2010-2013)