Michael T. Renaud
CHAIR OF IP DIVISION AT MINTZ
Michael Renaud is known as one of the world’s leading intellectual property strategists. As Chair of Mintz’s IP Division and a member of the firm’s policy committee, Michael leads an international team of IP prosecutors, litigators, transaction and technology specialists. A pioneer in IP strategy, Michael has unique skill and experience in formulating and executing multi-national enforcement and monetization strategies. Through traditional litigation and licensing approaches, and by creating markets for, and brokering the sale and acquisition of, intellectual property portfolios, Michael has helped his clients realize returns of over $1 billion.
Michael is driven to realize his clients’ business objectives employing his decades of experience in all aspects of IP, including: evaluating and valuing diverse patent portfolios, including portfolios with substantial SEPs, identifying untapped assets and value drivers, conducting IP due diligence, counselling investment firms on implementing strategies for leveraging patent value, negotiating deals and generating revenue through strategic partnerships, and prosecuting enforcement actions before the International Trade Commission, in the federal district and appellate courts and international patent courts. Michael’s renowned success both in and out of the courtroom stems from his combination of seasoned legal judgment, strong business acumen, and tactical knowledge of global IP market conditions.
Michael is annually recognized in Chambers, IAM’s Patent 1000 and Strategy 300, and by Managing IP, including as a finalist for Massachusetts Litigator of the Year (2021-2023) and Patent Star – Contentious (2018-2023).