HOT 22: Michael McCue, Lewis Roca Rothgerber "IP, Patent Trolls, & NPEs" by HOT published on 2013-06-14T18:21:52Z Actions by non-productive entities (including governments of some countries) to establish IP portfolios, portends challenge and frustration for conventional businesses and investors. John Barnabas speaks with Michael McCue, partner and Co-Practice Group Leader of Lewis & Roca Lawyers Intellectual Property & Technology Practice Group, for insight. Mr. McCue has litigated hundreds of cases involving trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, patents, rights of publicity, in federal courts throughout the United States and before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the United States Patent and Trademark Office. In addition to litigation, he provides trademark & copyright prosecution, counseling, clearance, transactional, and enforcement services for clients. His domestic and international trademark portfolio oversees more than 5,000 items. Michael McCue has lead expansion of the intellectual property group to number 25 attorneys. A Silicon Valley office was opened in 2009.