Michael V. Solomita has extensive experience handling a broad range of intellectual property rights matters, including litigation, licensing, opinions, and prosecution. Patent litigation and licensing have been a focal point of his practice. He has focused on patent issues in diverse high technology areas, such as DRAMS, lithographic printing plates, electric motors, glass coatings, hard disk drives, medical sensors, analog and digital circuits, cellular phones, nuclear diaphragms, digital cameras, video recorders, batteries, semiconductor manufacturing, laser printers, LEDs, compressors, and axial flow fans.
Mr. Solomita has twice worked in Japan as in-house patent counsel for Panasonic Corporation. There he spearheaded patent licensing programs, directed litigations, and provided client counseling in all areas of patent law. Mr. Solomita has lectured extensively in Japan. He has also been featured as a guest columnist for IP NEXT, writing numerous articles directed to the Japanese IP professional.
Mr. Solomita graduated cum laude from Polytechnic University, with a degree in aerospace engineering. He attended New York Law School where he graduated magna cum laude in 1997. He is admitted to practice in all New York State courts, the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.