Michael Greene focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation matters before US district and appellate courts, the US Patent and Trademark Office and the International Trade Commission.

Prior to joining Wolf Greenfield, Michael was a Senior Associate in the IP Litigation practice group at WilmerHale. Michael has litigated patent disputes covering a broad array of technologies including LTE wireless standards, smartphones, flash memory, computer architecture, 3-D transistors and pharmaceuticals.

Before attending law school, Michael was a software engineer with NDS Limited (now part of Cisco). He developed the Electronic Programming Guide for DVRs for leading European satellite broadcasters, with lead development responsibility for time shifting, hard disk recording, and conflict resolution mechanisms. He has also developed software for various other companies, with a focus on systems control algorithms and real-time programming for mobile and embedded devices.

Michael earned his bachelor’s degree in physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He authored his thesis on nuclear physics, conducting experimental measurements of pion and gamma ray production reactions at Los Alamos National Laboratory’s pulsed neutron beam.

Previous Firm Experience

  • Represented large smartphone manufacturer in a patent infringement case in the International Trade Commission (ITC) concerning power amplifiers and carrier aggregation technology in its flagship smartphone.
  • Drafted an inter partes review (IPR) petition on behalf of a large semiconductor client challenging the validity of all claims of a patent directed to Very Long Instruction Word computer processor architectures.
  • Represented brand-name pharmaceutical developer in multiple Hatch-Waxman litigations against generic filers seeking FDA permission to market generic versions of client’s colonoscopy preparation.
  • Drafted motions, drafted summary judgment and appellate briefs, and managed day-to-day case scheduling and tasks, from filing complaint through judgment, entry of injunction, and appeal.
  • Provided strategic advice directly to a large semiconductor client on asserting its patents concerning three-dimensional transistors against a competitor’s mobile processors.
  • Boston College Law School Order of the Coif
  • Boston College Law Review: Senior Editor
  • Boston College Law School Molly and Phil Weinstein Scholar


  • “All Your Base Are Belong to Us: Towards an Appropriate Usage and Definition of the ‘Entire Market Value’ Rule in Reasonable Royalties Calculations,” 53 Boston College Law Review 233 (2012), http://ssrn.com/abstract=1806368
  • “Spilling Secrets: Trade Secret Disclosure and Takings in Offshore Drilling Regulation,” 17 Richmond Journal of Law & Technology 15 (2011), http://ssrn.com/abstract=1805861
  • “Gilding the Lilly: The § 112 Written Description Requirement Separate from Enablement,” 52 Boston College Law Review Electronic Supplement 213 (2011),  http://ssrn.com/abstract=1806369


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Michael Greene focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation matters before US district and appellate courts, the US Patent and Trademark Office and the International Trade Commission.

Prior to joining Wolf Greenfield, Michael was a Senior Associate in the IP Litigation practice group at WilmerHale. Michael has litigated patent disputes covering a broad array of technologies including LTE wireless standards, smartphones, flash memory, computer architecture, 3-D transistors and pharmaceuticals.

Before attending law school, Michael was a software engineer with NDS Limited (now part of Cisco). He developed the Electronic Programming Guide for DVRs for leading European satellite broadcasters, with lead development responsibility for time shifting, hard disk recording, and conflict resolution mechanisms. He has also developed software for various other companies, with a focus on systems control algorithms and real-time programming for mobile and embedded devices.

Michael earned his bachelor’s degree in physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He authored his thesis on nuclear physics, conducting experimental measurements of pion and gamma ray production reactions at Los Alamos National Laboratory’s pulsed neutron beam.

Previous Firm Experience

  • Represented large smartphone manufacturer in a patent infringement case in the International Trade Commission (ITC) concerning power amplifiers and carrier aggregation technology in its flagship smartphone.
  • Drafted an inter partes review (IPR) petition on behalf of a large semiconductor client challenging the validity of all claims of a patent directed to Very Long Instruction Word computer processor architectures.
  • Represented brand-name pharmaceutical developer in multiple Hatch-Waxman litigations against generic filers seeking FDA permission to market generic versions of client’s colonoscopy preparation.
  • Drafted motions, drafted summary judgment and appellate briefs, and managed day-to-day case scheduling and tasks, from filing complaint through judgment, entry of injunction, and appeal.
  • Provided strategic advice directly to a large semiconductor client on asserting its patents concerning three-dimensional transistors against a competitor’s mobile processors.
  • Boston College Law School Order of the Coif
  • Boston College Law Review: Senior Editor
  • Boston College Law School Molly and Phil Weinstein Scholar
  • “All Your Base Are Belong to Us: Towards an Appropriate Usage and Definition of the ‘Entire Market Value’ Rule in Reasonable Royalties Calculations,” 53 Boston College Law Review 233 (2012), http://ssrn.com/abstract=1806368
  • “Spilling Secrets: Trade Secret Disclosure and Takings in Offshore Drilling Regulation,” 17 Richmond Journal of Law & Technology 15 (2011), http://ssrn.com/abstract=1805861
  • “Gilding the Lilly: The § 112 Written Description Requirement Separate from Enablement,” 52 Boston College Law Review Electronic Supplement 213 (2011),  http://ssrn.com/abstract=1806369