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Michael Bruns

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Michael Bruns

Michael Bruns is an associate in the Trial & Appellate Practice Group. He concentrates in trade secret litigation and patent litigation, with a particular emphasis on cases arising under the Hatch-Waxman Act and BPCIA. 

Michael has litigated cases involving a diverse array of technologies, including pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, wearable devices, and software.  His practice encompasses representation of both plaintiffs and defendants in all aspects of case preparation, pre-trial discovery, expert discovery, trial preparation and strategy, trial, and appeal.  

Michael is also licensed to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, where he has experience representing parties in inter partes review proceedings and interference proceedings.

While attending law school, Michael served on the editorial board of the Virginia Journal of Law and Technology and as the President of the Lile Moot Court tournament. He also participated in UVA’s prosecution clinic, where he tried misdemeanor cases for the City of Charlottesville in bench trials.

Prior to law school, Michael received a B.S. in Chemistry, a B.S. in Biochemistry, and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Tulsa.

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Education

J.D.
University of Virginia School of Law
B.S.
Chemical Engineering
University of Tulsa
B.S.
Chemistry
University of Tulsa
B.S.
Biochemistry
University of Tulsa

Admissions

California
District of Columbia
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
United States Patent & Trademark Office

Affiliations

Bar Association of the District of Columbia, Treasurer of IP Section