Michael Kahn > Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
NEW YORK, NY 10036
United States
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Work Department

Partner; Intellectual Property


Michael Kahn’s practice focuses on patent infringement and trade secret litigation. He represents innovative companies in a broad range of sectors, including life sciences, medical devices, engineering, consumer products and communications. Michael carefully and efficiently evaluates and addresses patent infringement and trade secret claims in the context of his clients’ market position and business goals. His trial practice includes matters in district courts across the country and before the International Trade Commission (ITC). Michael is also called upon regularly for IP due diligence, both in transactional circumstances and in anticipation of litigation.

To learn more about Michael, please visit his profile here: https://www.akingump.com/en/lawyers-advisors/michael-p-kahn.html


J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 2001
B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1998

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Intellectual property > Patents: litigation (full coverage)

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP offers a prominent patent litigation practice, which shows particular strength in the life sciences, representing both plaintiffs and defendants, and advising big names in the industry such as Johnson & Johnson, Boston Scientific, and 3M. In addition, the group also represents major technology and electronics companies, maintaining a steady activity in federal courts, the ITC and the PTAB. Philadelphia’s Steve Maslowski steers the practice, which also operates from its patent hubs in Washington DC with Cono Carrano and Brandon Rash; New York with Michael Kahn; and Irvine with Kevin McBride. This last office was reinforced in 2021 with the arrival of Paul Tripodi from Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. Texas-based associate Andy Rosbrook is another name to note.