Arthur Gollwitzer III

Partner, Michael, Best & Friedrich LLP
Art Gollwitzer

Arthur offers clients a winning combination of trial and appellate experience gained as a federal prosecutor and more than 20 years of experience in handling patent, copyright, trademark, and trade secrets litigation.

While his practice concentrates on intellectual property litigation, Arthur also has significant experience in internal investigations, False Claims Act suits, partnership and breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract, and employment litigation. Arthur also has represented clients testifying before Congressional committees.

Arthur writes and speaks frequently on topics ranging from the case against Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to patent litigation reform.

Prior to joining Michael Best, Arthur served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York, where he was the lead prosecutor in criminal trials, including federal intellectual property crimes. He also argued numerous appeals. 

  • University of Wisconsin Law School, J.D. 1994, Order of the Coif
  • University of Notre Dame, B.A. in Economics 1991, Magna Cum Laude


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Publications and Multimedia
Samsung Electronics Co. v. Apple - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 2-9-17 featuring Trevor Copeland and Art Gollwitzer
February 09, 2017
Courthouse Steps: Samsung v. Apple: Design Patents at the Supreme Court - Podcast
Intellectual Property Practice Group Teleforum
January 18, 2017
Keynote Address by Senator Ted Cruz - Event Audio/Video
Second Annual Texas Chapters Conference
September 22, 2016
Just a Minor Fix in Patent Reform? Qui Tam Actions and the False Marking Statute - Podcast
Intellectual Property Practice Group Podcast
April 08, 2011