Michael Albert co-chairs the firm's Litigation Group and focuses his practice on patent litigation. He has trial experience before federal and state courts across the U.S. and has prevailed in appellate practice before the U.S. Courts of Appeal for the First and Federal Circuits and the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.
Michael's clients include high-tech companies in the software, internet, biotechnology and engineering industries, as well as Fortune 500 retail businesses and leading research universities. Michael has litigated IP cases successfully against some of the largest law firms and corporations in the world. In addition to patent cases, Michael litigates in the areas of trademark, copyright, and internet law. He also serves as an arbitrator for internet domain name disputes through the World Intellectual Property Organization, the National Arbitration Forum, and the South China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission. Michael has also handled numerous pro-bono cases, winning injunctive and monetary relief for a range of clients.
While at Harvard Law School, Michael served as a research assistant to Professor Laurence Tribe on constitutional and telecommunications law. He also served as a law clerk for Judge Leonard I. Garth of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.