Michael J. Songer


Partner, Crowell & Moring LLP, Adjunct Professor of Law

B.S., B.A., University of Notre Dame; J.D., Duke

B.S., B.A., University of Notre...

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B.S., B.A., University of Notre Dame; J.D., Duke.  Professor Songer is a partner at Crowell & Moring LLP and is the chair of the firm's litigation practice group.  He specializes in technology litigation, including copyright, trade secret, internet, and patent disputes.  His internet law experience includes "cybersquatter" domain name infringement, "framing" violations, general copyright and trademark infringement, personal jurisdiction, evidence (use of Internet material), First Amendment free speech issues, class action procedures for preventative infringement program, "spam" email violations, and ISP liability.  He counsels clients on security offerings, web site content agreements, web site development agreements, defamation liability, business method patents, online monitoring programs for copyright and trademark violations, multimedia contracts, offshore gambling sites, technology export programs, and the Digital Copyright Act.  Professor Songer has lectured before various clients and industry representatives on trademark, copyright, privacy, cybersecurity, and internet law.