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Michael F. Hurley

Direct Phone: 212.596.0561

Direct Email: mhurley@ostrolenk.com


University of Virginia, B.A., cum laude, 1979
Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 1986

Mr. Hurley focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation in cases involving the assertion and defense of IP rights, with a particular emphasis on patent litigation.  He represents clients in jury and non-jury lawsuits, and has successfully taken cases through appeal in numerous actions before the Federal Circuit, Third Circuit and Second Circuit Courts of Appeal.  Mr. Hurley counsels clients in a wide range of industries and technical disciplines, including consumer electronics, laser imaging, industrial materials, medical devices, agribusiness, pharmaceuticals and computer hardware and software.  He advises clients on a variety of issues related to the acquisition, protection, and enforcement of intellectual property rights.  Mr. Hurley also counsels clients concerning intellectual property asset management and licensing.

New York State Bar, 1987
United States Supreme Court, 1997
United States Court of Appeals
               Federal Circuit Court, 1994
               Second Circuit Court, 2005 
               Third Circuit Court, 2007
               Eleventh Circuit Court, 1999
United States District Court
               Southern District of New York, 1987
               Eastern District of New York, 1987

Professional Affiliations
Mr. Hurley is a member of the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, the International Intellectual Property Society, and the New York Intellectual Property Association.  He is a 2009 recipient of the New York State Bar Association's Empire Counsel award for pro bono work.