Michael T. Renaud
CHAIR OF IP DIVISION AT MINTZ
Michael T. Renaud is regarded as one of the world’s leading patent strategists and innovative advisers. Acclaimed by IAM as one of the best deal makers in the patent industry, Mr. Renaud brings his unique experience and expertise to formulate and execute bespoke multinational enforcement and monetisation strategies. Mr. Renaud leads an international team of IP prosecutors, litigators and transaction and technology specialists to develop tailored revenue-generating enforcement and licensing programmes specific to each client’s business objectives.
His team of technologists cover virtually all technology areas with special expertise in 5G, semiconductor technologies, networking and data processing technologies, fintech and e-commerce platforms. Across the spectrum of technologies and industries, Mr. Renaud has led his team to successes from local to global monetisation strategies, including victories in the US, German and Chinese courts, as well as the International Trade Commission and patent review proceedings in many international patent offices. They have particular knowledge of and success working with SEPs in global campaigns.
With a background in engineering and 20 years’ experience practising law, Mr. Renaud has the technical and legal skills essential to a strategic patent practice. His renowned success both in and out of the courtroom stems from his uncommon combination of seasoned legal judgement, strong business acumen, technical expertise and a tactical knowledge of global IP market conditions.