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Michael E. Kudravetz
+1 202 408 4231
michael.kudravetz@finnegan.com

901 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001-4413

+1 202 408 4000
Fax +1 202 408 4400

Bar and Court Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Massachusetts

Education

  • Pennsylvania State University, The Dickinson School of Law
    J.D., 2005
  • Miami University
    B.A., Diplomacy & Foreign Affairs and History, 2001

Michael E. Kudravetz

Associate

Michael Kudravetz focuses his practice on patent litigation before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC). He has experience in a wide array of Section 337 investigation work, including pre-filing preparation and counseling, discovery and motions practice, and pre-trial and trial strategy and advocacy. Mr. Kudravetz has handled numerous cases involving a variety of electrical, mechanical, and chemical technologies.

Mr. Kudravetz also litigates cases in federal district courts and has worked on pro bono disability appeals claims for veterans and landlord-tenant cases

Highlights

  • Certain Soft-Edged Trampolines and Components Thereof, 337-TA-908 (ITC). Represented respondent Vuly Trampolines Pty. Ltd. in patent litigation against Springfree Limited Partnership and subsidiaries. The Commission found no violation of Section 337.
  • Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. v. S3 Graphics Co., Ltd. (D. Del.). Represented defendant S3 Graphics in patent ownership dispute. Plaintiff moved to dismiss case after initial briefing and preliminary hearing.
  • Certain Probe Card Assemblies and Certain Tested DRAM and NAND Flash Memory Devices, 337-TA-621 (ITC). Represented respondent Phicom Corp. and a subsidiary in patent litigation against FormFactor, Inc. The Commission found no violation of Section 337.
  • Certain Refrigerators, 337-TA-632 (ITC). Represented respondent LG Electronics, Inc. and subsidiaries in patent litigation against Whirlpool Corp. The Commission found no violation of Section 337.

Professional Recognition

  • Recognized as a Washington, D.C. "Rising Star" in Intellectual Property Litigation, Super Lawyers published by Thomson Reuters, 2014, 2015.

Professional Activities

  • American Bar Association (Intellectual Property Law Section)
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • ITC Trial Lawyers Association

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