Michael V. O'Shaughnessy


Michael O'Shaughnessy

Washington, D.C.

P: +1.202.639.7716 F: +1.202.508.9333

Michael V. O'Shaughnessy is the Co-Chair of Baker Botts’ Life Sciences IP Litigation Group. He has served as first-chair trial counsel, and focuses on litigation in the U.S. district courts and the International Trade Commission, as well as appeals before the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Michael has handled matters for innovator companies relating to a wide range of life sciences technologies, including antibodies, vaccines, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, nutrition, and medical devices. He is experienced in litigation under the Hatch-Waxman Act (ANDA) as well as the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act (BPCIA).

In addition to patent litigation, Michael also has extensive experience helping clients monetize or acquire patent portfolios by negotiating and drafting licensing agreements and patent purchase agreements. He has helped clients with all aspects of patent monetization or acquisition, including due diligence, strategy development, negotiation, drafting, and execution of agreements. Michael has taught courses on these practices at both George Washington University Law School and George Mason University Law School.

Michael is also heavily involved in the community. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for the After-School All-Stars, which provides educational enrichment opportunities for economically-disadvantaged middle school students in the Washington, DC area. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Potomac Valley Swimming as the Safe Sport Chair, with responsibilities for promoting equality and protection of swimmers in one of the most highly-regarded swim leagues in the Unites States.

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