Michael Renaud is a member of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. Mike is recognized as one of the World’s Leading IP Strategists by Intellectual Asset Magazine, appearing in its 2021 inaugural edition of the Strategy 300 Global Leaders guide and repeatedly appearing in its annual IAM Strategy 300 publication. He is an experienced litigator and the central tactician in developing and implementing multinational enforcement, licensing, and litigation strategies for global corporations. He and his teams help clients realize significant value by identifying patent assets which can be enforced to protect clients’ competitive positions and generate licensing revenue. He also represents clients accused of infringement, and his success in these matters is informed by his full understanding of how plaintiff cases are developed and, in turn, how to strategically attack them.
As firmwide Chair of the Mintz Intellectual Property Division, Mike leads an international team of IP prosecutors, litigators, and transaction specialists. As an engineer with 20 years’ experience in intellectual property, Mike achieves success both in and out of the courtroom stemming from his uncommon combination of sound legal judgment, strong business acumen, and experience with and sensitivity to changing market conditions. He is driven to help his clients attain their business objectives and has years of experience evaluating and valuing diverse patent portfolios. His cutting edge work on SEP valuation and enforcement is supported by his unmatched ability to identify untapped assets and value drivers.
In addition to regularly representing clients in high-stakes cases before the U.S. International Trade Commission, Mike also advises clients on patent portfolio assessment and conducts IP due diligence in connection with transactions. He counsels private equity firms and venture capital funds on IP assets and patent value. He also helps patent owners develop and implement strategies for identifying and leveraging untapped assets in their patent portfolios.