Michele Herman

Michele Herman is CEO of Early Stage Health-Tech Startup and Founder of JusTech Law. Michele founded JusTech Law, PLLC in 2016 to provide services focusing exclusively on legal and business issues affecting technology development and commercialisation.  
 
Previously, Michele provided strategic counsel and negotiated complex IP transfer and licensing deals for several new technology companies spun out by The Invention Science Fund, an Intellectual Ventures innovation fund, where Michele served as Chief Counsel.  Michele was also a partner at Davis Wright Tremaine, LLP and Woodcock Washburn, LLP focusing on technology standards, open source software, and technology and patent licensing.  Michele also formed and managed both the Corporate Standards Strategy and Intellectual Property Strategy teams at Microsoft.

Michele has unique expertise negotiating numerous complex intellectual property policies for standards setting organisations involving multiple parties and has been instrumental in the creation of several standards setting organisations and other technical development communities. Michele currently represents a number of technology communities as well as clients participating in such communities. She has served as an expert in litigation relating to Standards Essential Patents.