Greenberg Traurig Boston Office Expands Award-Winning Intellectual Property Group with Addition of Michael J. Attisha, Ph.D.

Jun 12, 2024

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Greenberg Traurig Boston Office Expands Award-Winning Intellectual Property Group with Addition of Michael J. Attisha, Ph.D.

BOSTON – June 12, 2024 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP expands its Intellectual Property (IP) & Technology Practice with the addition of Michael J. Attisha, Ph.D., as of counsel in Boston. With a Ph.D. in physics, Attisha focuses much of his practice on quantum technologies and the nuclear physics space. Attisha also has counseled clients for many years in the additive fabrication (3D printing) space.

Attisha also works on patents for clients relating to electronics, optics, semiconductors, machine learning, electronic music, artificial intelligence, software, and medical devices. He has experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications, conducting prior art searches, and developing patentability strategies for clients across various industries. Attisha also has developed and managed patent portfolios for clients.

Attisha has robust experience in patent litigation and post-grant proceedings. He participates in inter partes reviews (IPRs) before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board and has leveraged IPR petitions to negotiate litigation stays and dismissals. He provides litigation support, including prior art searches, drafting expert reports, deposition preparation, and non-infringement and invalidity analyses. He has represented clients in matters before the International Trade Commission involving technologies such as displays, graphics processing, software, processors, user interfaces, and network communications.

“Greenberg Traurig’s global platform and collaborative culture will support the growth of my practice and allow me to meet the full spectrum of my clients’ needs,” Attisha said. “The firm’s Boston office is an IP powerhouse, and I am excited to collaborate with this impressive team of lawyers and professionals.”

“As the Boston office celebrates 25 years of legal excellence, we continue to grow strategically and always look to add talented, accomplished attorneys to our team,” Co-Managing Shareholders of the firm’s Boston office David J. Dykeman and Terence P. McCourt said. “Mike’s deep technical background is a strong addition to our Boston IP & Technology Practice, as we continue to serve highly innovative and transformative companies in Boston and across the country.”

Attisha earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from Suffolk University Law School, a Sc.M. and Ph.D. in Physics from Brown University, and M.Phys. from Warwick University in the UK.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Intellectual Property & Technology Practice: With more than 260 intellectual property attorneys and patent agents in the United States, Asia, and Europe, Greenberg Traurig provides a broad range of patent, trademark and copyright protection and strategic counseling. Greenberg Traurig was named a “National Tier 1” Law Firm for IP Litigation, Patent Law and Litigation, Copyright Law, Technology Law, and Information Technology Law by U.S. News and Best Lawyers, 2024 “Best Law Firms. In the 2024 report, Greenberg Traurig was named Law Firm of the Year for Information Technology Law. In addition, Greenberg Traurig was named a “Law Firm of the Year” for Trademark Law in the 2020 and 2022 editions of “Best Law Firms.” The BTI Consulting Group named Greenberg Traurig’s IP Litigation Practice a ‘Litigation Standout’ in the “BTI Litigation Outlook 2024: Navigating Litigation Spending in the New Unpredictable World.”

About Greenberg Traurig’s Boston Office: Celebrating 25 years of legal excellence, Greenberg Traurig’s Boston office is home to more than 90 attorneys practicing in the areas of banking and finance, corporate, emerging technology, energy, environmental, gaming, governmental affairs, intellectual property, labor and employment, life sciences and medical technology, litigation, public finance, real estate, restructuring and bankruptcy, tax, and white collar defense and investigations. An important contributor to the firm’s international platform, the Boston office includes a team of nationally recognized attorneys with both public and private sector experience. Working collaboratively with the firm’s global network, the Boston team collectively offers clients decades of experience advising on complex legal matters and providing hands-on knowledge of the local business community.

About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP has more than 2750 attorneys in 47 locations in the United States, Europe and the Middle East, Latin America, and Asia. The firm is a 2022 BTI “Highly Recommended Law Firm” for superior client service and is consistently among the top firms on the Am Law Global 100 and NLJ 500. Greenberg Traurig is Mansfield Rule 6.0 Certified Plus by The Diversity Lab. The firm is recognized for powering its U.S. offices with 100% renewable energy as certified by the Center for Resource Solutions Green-e® Energy program and is a member of the U.S. EPA’s Green Power Partnership Program. The firm is known for its philanthropic giving, innovation, diversity, and pro bono. Web:



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