Michael D Rounds
Shareholder at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck LLP
Michael D Rounds chairs the IP Department at Brownstein and has 30 years of experience litigating high-profile patent and IP cases in district courts in Nevada, California, Delaware, Texas and throughout the United States. Mr Rounds has a knack for making the complex simple and for determining what issue(s) will decide the outcome of a case from its outset. He has prevailed for his clients in numerous multi-million-dollar cases, often against the best IP trial attorneys in the United States. There is no lawyer in Nevada that can match his experience in litigating and trying patent infringement cases, and he has two of the largest plaintiff and defence verdicts in District of Nevada history, both affirmed by the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr Rounds’s success and experience at the district court and appellate level includes numerous reported decisions for clients in the internet, cell phone, gaming, pharmaceutical, computer hardware and software, disc drive, database management, and heavy equipment industries.
Prior to joining Brownstein, Mr Rounds co-founded his own firm, Watson Rounds, which Brownstein acquired on 1 September 2015. He also practised IP law at Townsend and Townsend and Crew (now Kilpatrick, Townsend and Stockton) in San Francisco. He works with a strong team of patent attorneys with ties to numerous technology industries that support his patent and IP litigation practice.