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Michael Manookin

Senior Counsel

Michael Manookin

Senior Counsel

Michael (Mike) Manookin focuses his practice on intellectual property and complex litigation, representing clients in high-stakes patent litigation in Federal District Court and the International Trade Commission. He also has experience in reviewing and analyzing patent portfolios to assess potential infringement by competitors as well as potential risks for clients.

Mike previously served as an extern for The Honorable Thomas Lee of the Utah Supreme Court. In addition to his legal work, he formerly served as an officer in the Utah Army National Guard.

Mike is a member of the Innovative Technology and Health Care & Life Sciences Sectors.

Representative Experience*

  • Defended Vivint Inc. in an International Trade Commission investigation related to allegations of infringement of smart video doorbell and camera technology. Secured a summary determination order from the administrative law judge (ALJ) invalidating each of the patents asserted against Vivint’s products.
  • Represented Lifetime Products in an arbitration dispute related to patent infringement and licensing dispute. Secured a judgment against the infringer.
  • Represented Vivint Inc. in a patent infringement case against ADT LLC in the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah. The case involves smart home, video recognition, home security, and automation technology.
  • Represented Vivint Inc. in a patent infringement case against Alarm.com in the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah related to smart home security technology.
  • Provide ongoing representation for development and risk assessment for businesses related to technology, licensing, and market positioning.

*Certain matters handled prior to joining Foley.

Awards and Recognition

  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for:
    • Intellectual Property Law (2023-2024)
    • Litigation – Intellectual Property (2023-2024)
    • Patent Law (2023-2024)

Affiliations

  • Member of Intellectual Property Law Section of the Utah State Bar
17 August 2023 Honors and Awards

Foley Attorneys Recognized in 2024 Best Lawyers in America

Foley & Lardner LLP proudly announced today that 236 of the firm’s attorneys across 20 U.S. offices have received recognition in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©.
29 September 2022 Events

Silicon Slopes Reception

As part of Foley & Lardner’s support of the Silicon Slopes Summit, our Innovative Technology team and Diversified Insurance invite you to keep the conversation going at the end of the first day at Foley's new Salt Lake City office, a short distance from Vivint Arena.
18 August 2022 Press Releases

Foley Attorneys Recognized in 2023 Best Lawyers in America

Foley & Lardner LLP proudly announced that 250 of our attorneys across 20 offices have received recognition in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
12 October 2021 In the News

Foley’s New Salt Lake City Office and Expanded IP Litigation Team Receives Widespread Media Coverage

Foley & Lardner LLP recently announced that it opened an office in Salt Lake City with the addition of an intellectual property litigation team as part of its ongoing strategy to increase the firm’s presence in key markets.
11 October 2021 Press Releases

Foley Opens Salt Lake City Office with Addition of Intellectual Property Litigation Team

Foley & Lardner LLP announced today that it is opening an office in Salt Lake City with the addition of an intellectual property litigation team as part of its ongoing strategy to increase the firm’s presence in key markets.