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.
- 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)
- Member of Intellectual Property Law Section of the Utah State Bar