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Michael M. Rosen

Principal


858-678-4355
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Michael M. Rosen is a Principal in the Southern California office of Fish & Richardson P.C. His practice emphasizes intellectual property litigation. Mr. Rosen previously clerked for the Honorable Marilyn Huff, United States District Court for the Southern District of California (2003-2004), and worked as a Law Clerk, Summer Associate, and Associate with Fish & Richardson. He also has experience as a Research Assistant and Translator for Professor Charles Ogletree, Harvard Law School; Teaching Fellow and Tutorial Leader at Harvard College, Department of Government (2001-2003); and as Fellow, Dorot Fellowship, Jerusalem, Israel (1999-2000).

Admissions

  • California 2004
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of California
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of California
  • United States District Court for the Central District of California
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Memberships and Affiliations

Visiting Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute's Center for Internet, Communications, and Technology Policy
Adjunct Professor of Law, University of San Diego School of Law, 2008-2013.
Member: American Bar Association (Intellectual Property Section), San Diego County Bar Association, San Diego Intellectual Property Law Association.
Named one of the Top 30 Young Attorneys in San Diego by the San Diego Daily Transcript (2007).
Intellectual Property Columnist for the Los Angeles Daily Journal.
Named one of San Diego's "40 Under 40" by San Diego Metropolitan magazine (2010).

Other Distinctions

Publications 
"Oregon and Kentucky crack down on “patent trolls”," Fish Litigation Blog, (February 2014).

"The Innovation Act of 2012 – A Preliminary Assessment," Fish Litigation Blog, (February 2014).

"Patenting Genes in a Post-Myriad World," Industrial Biotechnology, Michael M. Rosen and Janis Fraser (August 2013).

"Upcoming Changes in Patent Law May Significantly Impact the Biotech Industry," Industrial Biotechnology, Michael M. Rosen and J. Peter Fasse (October 2012).

"America will keep on inventing" Los Angeles Daily Journal (December 20, 2011).

"Expert Insights: Intellectual Property" San Diego Daily Transcript (May 6, 2011).

"Patent Reform on The March (Again)" San Diego Daily Transcript (April 6, 2011).

"From Baghdad to the Bench: Judge William V. Gallo Joins the Bench After a Distinguished Military and Legal Career," Newsletter of the Federal Bar Assocation, San Diego Chapter, Spring 2010, 2-3.

"Description Restriction," Los Angeles Daily Journal, "Focus Column," 9 (April 2, 2010).

"Description proscription? Ariad v. Lilly decision to be reviewed by full court" Gwilym J.O. Attwell, Lauren Murphy Pringle, Michael M. Rosen, Industrial Biotechnology. September 2009, 5(3): 174-175.

"Ariad decision underlines importance of fully describing patented biotech inventions" Michael M. Rosen, Brian D. Coggio, Industrial Biotechnology. June 2009, 5(2): 84-85.

"Transformation Validation," Los Angeles Daily Journal, "Focus Column," 7 (November 14, 2008).

"Patents Go Political," Los Angeles Daily Journal, 6 (March 28, 2008).

"For better or worse? How US legislative patent reform may affect the biotech sector," Industrial Biotechnology, 4, 1 (Spring, 2008).

"As Secure as a Swiss Bank? New Ruling Beefs Up Attorney-Client Privilege in Corporate Context," San Diego Daily Transcript, 3 (January 31, 2008).

"Virtual Reality Check," Los Angeles Daily Journal, "Focus Column," 7 (March 6, 2007).

"Keep it secret? How to decide whether to protect your idea as trade secret or patent," San Diego Daily Transcript, 15A (February 28, 2007) (with John C. Phillips).

"Congress Wrestles With Patchy Judicial Expertise in Patent Cases," Los Angeles Daily Journal, "Focus Column," 9 (November 1, 2006).

"Justices Will Tackle Obviousness for First Time in 30 Years," Los Angeles Daily Journal, "Focus Column," 9 (August 10, 2006).

"Supreme Court decision benefits innovation," San Diego Daily Transcript, "Guest Commentary," 13A (March 22, 2006).

"Patent Tying Presumption Stifles Creativity", Los Angeles Daily Journal, "Forum Column," 8 (January 5, 2006).

"Fear of BlackBerry Injunction Means Likely 'NTP' Settlement", Los Angeles Daily Journal, "Focus Column," 7 (2005). (reproduced in the California Real Estate Journal, 1 (Feb. 7, 2005)).

"A Qualified Defense: In Support of the Doctrine of Qualified Immunity in Excessive Force Cases, with Some Suggestions for its Improvement," 35 Golden Gate Univ. Law Review, 139 (2005).

Languages

  • Hebrew

Education

  • BA, Harvard College 1999
    Political Science
    magna cum laude
  • JD, Harvard Law School 2003
    cum laude