Michael R. Heyison

General Counsel at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

Michael R. Heyison

Michael R. Heyison

General Counsel at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

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Michael R. Heyison ,
Partner ,

General Counsel and Co-Chair of the Ethics Committee ( Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP )
PUBLICATIONS & NEWS ~~
July 1, 2006 ,


Stemming the 'Assault' on Privileges ,

Confidentiality agreements, disclosing facts may be the answer. An article by Brent Gurney, Michael Heyison and Marvin B. Bedingfield. Featured in the July 2006 issue of New England In-House Counsel. /

April 16, 2002 ,


SJC Clarifies Rules on Contacting Current and Former Employees ,

by Mary Strother, Karen Green and Michael Heyison /

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS ~~

May 25, 2010 ,


WilmerHale Intellectual Property Conference: Examining the Latest Developments in Intellectual Property Law ,


Boston, Massachusetts /

April 20, 2010 ,


Georgetown University Law Center: The Changing Patent Landscape ,


Washington, DC /

January 20, 2010 ,


Boston Bar Association: Old Rules in a New World ,


Boston, Massachusetts /

RECENT HIGHLIGHTS ~~
Represented a major technology corporation in patent infringement action in the US District Court for the District of Wisconsin /
Defended a major technology corporation in Federal Trade Commission Part 3 proceedings that alleged unlawful monopolization of markets for computer microprocessors and graphics processing /
Represented a major technology corporation in contract and licensing dispute regarding graphics processing in the Delaware Court of Chancery /
Represented a business software and hardware systems company in patent infringement action in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas /
Represented a pharmaceutical company in Hatch-Waxman litigation in the US District Court for the District of Delaware /
Represented a major technology corporation in multi-defendant patent infringement litigation regarding WiFi products in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas /
Represented a multinational technology corporation in patent infringement litigation in the US District Court for the District of Delaware /


PRACTICES ~~
Litigation/Controversy /
Business Trial Group /
Intellectual Property Litigation /
EDUCATION ~~

JD, Harvard Law School, 1982 /

BA, summa cum laude, Yale University, 1979, Phi Beta Kappa /
BAR ADMISSIONS ~~

Massachusetts /

District of Columbia

Overview
Career Highlights

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

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875

Number of Boards

1

Number of Awards

2

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Co-Managing Partner at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

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Co-Chair, Capital Markets Group at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

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Chair, Broker-Dealer Compliance & Regulation Practice Group at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

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Co-Chair, Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Group at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

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Co-Chair, Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Group at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

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Partner at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

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Partner at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

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Chief Strategy Officer at The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

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Michael R. Heyison
General Counsel at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
Education
J.D.
Class of 1982

Harvard Law School offers an energetic and creative learning environment, a diverse and dedicated faculty—whose expertise spans a broad array of legal subjects—and a student body that comes from every state in the U.S. and more than 70 countries around the world. Approximately 1,900 students attend HLS each year: 1,680 J.D. students, 160 LL.M. students, and 50 S.J.D. candidates. The faculty includes more than 100 full-time professors and more than 150 visiting professors, lecturers on law, and instructors. The curriculum features more than 260 courses and seminars that cover a broad range of traditional and emerging legal fields. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, teaching, and more. Most HLS students are pursuing a J.D. (Juris Doctor) degree, while many others are earning an LL.M. (Master of Laws) or the S.J.D. (Doctor of Juridical Science). Harvard Law School also offers many joint degree programs, coordinated programs, and concurrent degree opportunities with other schools within Harvard University. The Law School community is also home to numerous research programs and engaging publications, including books, scholarly periodicals, newsletters, and a weekly student newspaper.

BA, summa cum laude
Class of 1979

Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.

Career History
General Counsel
1982 - Current

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr has expertise in areas including trial, appellate, Supreme Court, securities, regulatory, intellectual property, corporate transactions, bankruptcy, environmental, labor and employment, private client, real estate, and tax matters.

Boards & Committees
Co-Chair, Ethics Committee
Current

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr has expertise in areas including trial, appellate, Supreme Court, securities, regulatory, intellectual property, corporate transactions, bankruptcy, environmental, labor and employment, private client, real estate, and tax matters.

Political Donations
$1,000
2012

Representative from Massachusetts's 7th Congressional District

$500
2011

Representative at Office of the Representative from California's 50th District, Darrell Issa

$2,400
2009

Government Affairs at Pax Labs, Inc.

Awards & Honors
Admitted to District of Columbia Bar
Admitted to the Massachusetts Bar
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