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Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie Lawyer Recognized as 2019 Southern California Rising Star®

Honors & Recognitions

LOS ANGELES (May 30, 2019) – Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie announced Mike Koplow has been recognized as a 2019 Southern California Rising Star® for the third consecutive year.

Koplow practices in the area of intellectual property litigation and prosecution work. He has litigated intellectual property disputes involving claims of patent and copyright infringement, misappropriation of trade secrets and unfair competition. Koplow’s prosecution experience includes U.S. and foreign patent applications, and opinion work related to intellectual property strategy and consultation. He also provides support regarding copyrights and trademarks with particular experience in inter partes review proceedings.

With a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering and business experience in manufacturing and design, Koplow has a vast background in numerous technologies including: medical devices, 3D printing, semiconductor devices, industrial equipment, electromechanical devices, building construction materials and methods, power tools, unmanned aerial systems technology and electronic hardware.

Koplow has been a volunteer mentor “big brother” with Big Brothers Big Sisters since 2009 and spends numerous hours each month providing pro bono services to those in need. He received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, a J.D. from New York University, and a M.S. and B.S. both from the University of Florida.

Attorneys named as 2019 Southern California Rising Stars® are selected based on peer nominations, evaluations and independent research. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis.

About Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP

Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP is an Am Law 200 commercial law firm handling complex matters in litigation, intellectual property, business transactions, gaming, government relations and other practice areas. Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie offices are located in Albuquerque, Colorado Springs, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Reno, Silicon Valley and Tucson. For more information, visit




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