Michael J. Lyons


Patent litigator Michael Lyons leads the Silicon Valley litigation practice and brings more than 20 years of experience to his intellectual property (IP) rights practice. In 2014, he obtained a substantial verdict in California for the Alfred E. Mann Foundation in a patent infringement action against Cochlear that resulted in an approximate $131.2 million damages award. Michael’s patent, copyright, trade secret, and other technology-focused litigation involves tools that range from video streaming and consumer electronics’ circuit architecture to medical devices.


6/13/2018 - IAM 2018 Patent 1000 Guide Recognizes Morgan Lewis Partners, Practices

March 2018 - Morgan Lewis Among Juristat Top 100 Patent Firms in 2018

April 2017 - Morgan Lewis Recognized as a Top Patent Firm by Juristat

March 2016 - Morgan Lewis Ranked as one of Juristat's Top 100 Patent Firms

2/18/2015 - Daily Journal, Law360 Recognize Alfred E. Mann Foundation Verdict as One of 2014’s Largest

7/14/2014 - Top California Verdicts Of 2014 — And the Firms that Won Them, Law360

7/8/2014 - Top IP Verdicts of 2014 — And the Firms that Won Them, Law360

5/29/2014 - 5 Tips In The Art Of Patent War In China, Law360

1/24/2014 - Morgan Lewis Represents Alfred E. Mann Foundation in $131.2 Million Patent Infringement Victory

9/24/2012 - ActiveVideo Reaches Settlement with Verizon

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