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Michael Patrick


Michael Patrick is a partner in the Litigation and Corporate practice groups at Greenspoon Marder. Mr. Patrick is well-recognized as a litigator and counselor to clients around the world, including some of the most acclaimed and distinguished companies, celebrities, and individuals. Although his practice spans numerous areas and industries, Mr. Patrick has been recognized as a leader in complex commercial litigation, intellectual property and intellectual property litigation, including as a “Super Lawyer” in New York. Mr. Patrick routinely represents and counsels clients through complex – and often “bet the company” – matters and scenarios on a global scale, including state and federal courts, regulatory proceedings, and arbitral venues. Furthermore, Mr. Patrick has emerged as a sought-after resource on issues relating to Artificial Intelligence, advising clients across various industries on how to navigate the evolving legal landscape (including intellectual property issues) while balancing innovation and growth.

Mr. Patrick also serves as an outside general counsel to many clients, counseling clients in virtually every stage or sector of their businesses, and is known for his creative, business savvy strategies.  Mr. Patrick also represents fashion, consumer goods, luxury-focused businesses, and prominent individuals (such as inventors, designers, celebrities, and artists) across the United States, and, in particular, in connection with intellectual property and entertainment-related matters.

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • Connecticut


  • J.D., George Washington University
  • B.A., University of Virginia

Professional and Community Involvement

  • International Trademark Association (“INTA”), Enforcement Committee, 2024-2025
  • New York Intellectual Property Law Association (“NYIPLA”), Member
    • Co-Chair, Entertainment, Sports & Social Media Committee

Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker, “Intellectual Property – Media & Entertainment – Worldwide,” Virtual Roundtable, May 1, 2024
  • Speaker, “Intellectual Property – Retail, Apparel & Fashion- Worldwide,” Virtual Roundtable, April 2, 2024

  • Speaker, “Intellectual Property – ​Fast Moving Consumer Goods – Worldwide,” Virtual Roundtable, January 31, 2024
  • Speaker, The AI Summit, New York, December 6-7, 2023
  • Award Presenter, Luxury Law New York Summit, November 7, 2023
  • Speaker, Global Intellectual Property ConfEx, October 17, 2023
  • Speaker, “Enforcement in the E-Commerce Universe,” USPTO Roundtable, October 3, 2023
  • Speaker, International Trademark Association Roundtable Discussion in New York, August 1, 2023


  • Super Lawyers magazine, “New York Super Lawyers,” Intellectual Property, 2020-2023
  • Super Lawyers magazine, ““Rising Star,” 2013-2014

In the News

  • Quoted, “How to Learn From Groupon’s Legal Scrapes,”, April 2011
  • Interviewed, “American Greed: Hedge Fund Imposter,” CNBC, April 13, 2011
  • Featured, “IP Litigator, Licensing Journal, IP Frontline,” Harford Business Journal
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