Erik Milch


I handle the full scope of complex patent matters, from strategic counseling to litigation and everything in between.

+1 703 456 8573

Erik Milch is a first chair trial lawyer with over 20 years of experience in connection with patent litigation, US Patent and Trademark Office post-grant proceedings and strategic patent counseling. He has experience litigating complex patent infringement matters involving medical devices, life sciences instrumentation, networked security systems, malware detection, online transactions, call center technology, telecommunications, consumer products and biofuels.

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  • Global cross-license achieved for Gevo in long-running biofuels patent case 

  • New Enterprise Assoc and Oak Investment Partners $70M Series D Financing of NextNav 

  • ProteinSimple $300 Million Sale to Techne Corporation 

Milch is a quality lawyer and genuinely nice human being, too. He is a mechanical engineer by training, but he has a long technical reach and isn't one of those litigators who is weak on the substantive patent law. – IAM Patent 1000

  • George Mason University School of Law
    JD, 1999

  • Georgia Institute of Technology
    BME, Mechanical Engineering

Admissions & Credentials

District of Columbia

New York

Registered to practice before the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO)


Rankings & Accolades

    Intellectual Asset Management's Patent 1000

    The Washingtonian: Top Lawyers


+1 703 456 8573 office
+1 703 456 8100 fax

Reston Town Center
11951 Freedom Drive
14th Floor
Reston, VA 20190-5640