Michelle Yang is an associate in the firm’s Intellectual Property Group. Ms. Yang focuses her practice on litigating patent and trade secret cases before the International Trade Commission and federal courts involving complex consumer and semiconductor technologies. Ms. Yang has been a member of four trial teams, argued Markman, and presented a technology tutorial.
Ms. Yang has represented clients in matters involving microprocessor technologies, multimedia messaging software, breathing therapies, high-end barcode scanners, pharmaceutical, and skincare device technologies.
Ms. Yang received her J.D. from Harvard Law School, where she was executive editor of the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy and competed in the Williston Negotiation Competitions. She graduated from Harvard University with a B.A. in biology. Ms. Yang previously clerked for the Honorable Victor J. Wolski, United States Court of Federal Claims.
Ms. Yang is admitted to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. She is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.
Certain Electric Skincare Devices, Brushes and Chargers Therefore, and Kits Containing Same(International Trade Commission, 337-TA-959). Represented Home Skinovations Respondents in patent-based ITC investigation. Case terminated based on favorable settlement.
Microscan Systems, Inc. v. Cognex Corporation(Southern District of New York). Won a jury verdict of infringement, validity, and reasonable royalty damages for plaintiff Microscan in a patent case related to high-end barcode scanners.
MediaTek, Inc. v. Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.(Northern District of California). Represented Freescale in multi-patent infringement lawsuit, involving semiconductor bus design, bus arbitration, and power management technology.
Certain Sleep-Disordered Breathing Treatment Systems (International Trade Commission, 337-TA-879). Represented Apex Medical Corp. and Apex Medical USA Corp. in investigation involving breathing therapy technology.
Certain Electronic Imaging Devices(International Trade Commission, 337-TA-850). Represented Huawei in investigation involving multiple patents asserted against the multimedia messaging and Android camera subsystems of mobile phones. After a full hearing on the merits, the administrative law judge determined that no accused Huawei product infringed the asserted patents. The Commission affirmed.
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