Michael Headley, managing principal of the Silicon Valley office of Fish & Richardson P.C., is a trial lawyer specializing in complex disputes related to intellectual property across a broad range of technologies. A Stanford alum with startup experience and more than a dozen jury and bench trials to date, he has tried cases and counseled clients through disputes involving patents, trademarks, trade secrets, copyrights, unfair competition, and other technology-related issues in courts from Delaware to San Francisco to China. In 2015, Mr. Headley obtained a $139 million verdict for Power Integrations against Fairchild Semiconductor, one of the largest jury verdicts of the year. In 2016, the California Daily Journal named Mr. Headley one of the "Top IP Lawyers in California."
When he is not in court, Mr. Headley works with the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA), where he is a faculty member, and he has served on several advisory boards related to intellectual property issues. Mr. Headley previously served as Fish & Richardson's firm-wide hiring principal.
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