Michael B. Smith is a litigator and advisor who focuses on intellectual property and business disputes. For over fifteen years, Michael has represented clients in the video game, digital media, software, semiconductor, medical device, and consumer electronics industries. Those representations included a broad array of complex litigation, including disputes involving copyright, trademark, and patent infringement; counterfeiting; misappropriation of trade secrets; unfair competition; and securities fraud. Michael also has significant experience defending national law firms against legal malpractice claims.As the senior attorney for the Latin American business unit at Sony Computer Entertainment America, Michael managed all litigation matters; developed SCEA’s brand protection and anti-piracy program; orchestrated the restructuring of regional licensing and distribution of PlayStation® hardware and software; and facilitated the roll-out of the PlayStation Network® in Latin America. Michael also served as General Counsel to Legendary Digital Networks, the worldwide digital distribution division of Legendary Entertainment.Mr. Smith grew up in Panama City, Panama and is fluent in Spanish, with some Portuguese.