Michael deals with the full range of commercial litigation matters including niche areas such as Maritime Law. He has a broad experience of all levels of the civil courts in Northern Ireland. He is also qualified to practise in England and Wales
Michael’s particular area of expertise is contentious intellectual property law to include disputes involving trademarks, design right patents, copyright, branding, passing off, social media and internet/domain name disputes (“cybersquatting”). He received a Postgraduate Diploma in Commercial Intellectual Property Law (Dip CIP) from Nottingham Trent University in 2009 and in December 2015 Michael was awarded a Practitioner Certificate in Data Protection from PDP.
Michael is qualified in mediation and alternative dispute resolution. He has an in depth experience of mediation and other dispute resolution techniques. In 2013 he judged the 12th Annual International Mediation Tournament in Dublin.
He regularly delivers presentations and seminars on intellectual property and publishes articles on areas of current interest.
In the 2013 edition of the legal directory, Legal 500, Michael is described as the ‘contentious specialist Michael King shows impressive ability to quickly get up to speed on the intricacies of a client’s business’.