Michael S. Scerbo

Michael S. Scerbo

Associate, New York

Michael Scerbo practices intellectual property law with an emphasis on complex patent litigation.  He has experience in all stages of litigation, from pre-suit investigation, pleadings, and claim construction, through discovery, motion practice, and trial.

Michael also has experience in IP due diligence investigations and opinion work associated with clients’ potential licenses and acquisitions.  He is committed to the firm’s Pro Bono practice and has assisted clients in obtaining U-visas and protecting their intellectual property rights.  

Michael received the 2016 Burton Award for Legal Achievement for his article entitled, “Is PTAB ‘death squad’ just a myth?”

While in law school, Michael was named a Franklin Pierce IP Scholar and worked as a student attorney in the Intellectual Property & Transaction Clinic. As an undergraduate, he worked in Dr. James Millonig’s laboratory at Rutgers University, where he researched neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism and neural tube defects.

Case Highlight
Bausch & Lomb & Wyeth LLC v. Vitamin Health, Inc. (W.D.N.Y. 2016)

Michael was a core member of a team that represented Bausch & Lomb, Inc. & Wyeth LLC against Vitamin Health, Inc. in a patent infringement dispute involving a vitamin formulation that prevents the onset of advanced age-related macular degeneration. After a 10 day jury trial, but before closing arguments, the parties reached a settlement.