Michelle Ziperstein’s practice focuses on obtaining intellectual property protection and providing counsel to clients in the chemical and life sciences fields. She assists clients with worldwide patent prosecution, portfolio development and management, patentability and infringement analysis, due diligence, and related counseling.
Michelle currently represents clients in a wide range of subjects including pharmaceuticals, medical devices, sequencing applications, and novel materials.
Michelle earned her Ph.D. in Chemistry from Columbia University. During that time, her research focused on breast cancer morphology and tumor cell invasion of physically challenging environments.
Michelle was a Summer Associate for Knobbe Martens in 2019 and joined the firm as an Associate in 2021.
University of California – Berkeley – School of Law (CAL), J.D.
Columbia University, Ph.D., Chemistry
University of Florida, B.S., Chemistry
State Bar of California
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Aesthetic & Cosmetic Biotechnology
Chemical, Industrial & Materials
Building Products & Materials
Cosmetics & Personal Care Products
Oil & Gas
Consumer Products & Services
Aesthetics & Personal Care Products
Food & Beverage
Medical Devices & Procedures
Drug Eluting & Drug Delivery Devices
Ophthalmology & Eye Care
Biosimilars & Hatch-Waxman Litigation
Research Tools & Reagents
Transportation & Vehicles
Fuels & Additives
Global Portfolio Management
Inter Partes Review (IPR)
IP Transactions and Agreements
Patent Strategy & Prosecution
PostGrant Review (PGR)
U.S. Patent Prosecution