Mike Karson focuses his practice on high-stakes technology litigation, patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret misappropriation cases involving a broad and diverse set of technologies. He has litigated cases involving 3G and 4G cellular communications and equipment, mobile device management for wireless devices, wireless smart electricity metering, virtual reality hardware and software, data communications, and blood cholesterol strips, among others.
Mike has been part of numerous trial teams, including a recent team that obtained a large jury verdict in a case in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas involving virtual reality technology and intellectual property. He has also helped monetize patent portfolios against entire industries, protect IP in the United States International Trade Commission, and obtain judgment of non-infringement in a large patent case. Mike has experience in complex, multidistrict litigation matters, having been an integral member of the team that handled a large patent multidistrict litigation case.
Mike holds a B.S. in electrical engineering and an M.S. in electrical and computer engineering, both from the University of Iowa. He graduated magna cum laude from the John Marshall Law School.