Michael C. Minahan

Michael C. Minahan

Associate

Michael C. Minahan

Associate

Mike Minahan works tirelessly to provide efficient and cost-effective assistance to clients involved in a wide range of litigation matters.

Mike provides clients with a variety of litigation-related services.  He also has experience assisting clients with intellectual property matters involving patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and unfair competition claims.  Mike strives to achieve successful and cost-effective outcomes for his clients by utilizing creative and results-oriented strategies.

Experience

  • Drafted motion to dismiss trademark infringement, patent infringement, and unfair competition claims brought against client in federal court.
  • Conducted legal research and drafted detailed, comprehensive memoranda on a variety of substantive and procedural legal issues.
  • Primary student attorney responsible for an intellectual property matter for the Notre Dame Intellectual Property & Entrepreneurship Clinic; work included trademark counseling and prosecuting federal trademark applications through registration for a small business client.
 

Professional, Community And Pro Bono Involvement

  • Sacramento County Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section
  • Sacramento Metro EDGE
  • Notre Dame Law Review, Managing Senior Editor, 2015-2016
  • Notre Dame Law Review, Staff Member, 2014-2015
  • Notre Dame Intellectual Property & Entrepreneurship Clinic, Student Attorney, 2015-2016
  • California Robbery Investigator’s Association, Former Board Member, 2010-2013

Honors And Rankings

  • The William T. Kirby Award
  • The Arthur Abel Memorial Writing Competition Award
  • Dean’s Awards in Legal Writing I and Evidence
  • Dean’s Honor Roll

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