Michelle Armond is an intellectual property trial attorney litigating patents, trademarks, and trade secrets. IAM 1000 lauded her as “brilliant” and an “outstanding lawyer who ranks among the best PTAB specialists nationwide.” Her “winning formula fuses her Caltech electrical engineering education with her natural talent for writing” (Daily Journal).
Michelle represents Fortune 500 companies, international market leaders, universities, and innovators as lead counsel in legally and technically challenging cases. She also is hired by other attorneys to lead on difficult aspects of their cases. Her work encompasses inter partes review (IPR) and reexamination at the U.S. Patent Office, litigation in federal court, and appeals before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court. As lead counsel and a former law clerk at the Federal Circuit in Washington D.C., she litigates with an eye towards defending the decision on appeal.
Her track record winning high stakes cases has earned her numerous awards and recognition. She’s been named a Top IP Lawyer by the Daily Journal, a Leader in Tech Law by The Recorder, an “IP Star” by Managing IP, a Leading Litigator in America by LawDragon, a Top 250 Woman Litigator by Benchmark Litigation, and a Leader of Influence by the Orange County Business Journal, among many others.