Michael Wueste - Admitted in CA Only

Michael Wueste - Admitted in CA Only

PHONE: 212-808-2916 FAX: 212-351-3401
Michael Wueste’s practice focuses on patent infringement litigation and IP counseling. Before joining Desmarais LLP, Mr. Wueste was an associate in the IP Litigation group of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.

Prior to starting his legal career Mr. Wueste taught English composition and literary analysis at De Anza College, Cupertino, CA and at Maui Community College, Kahului, HI.


  • United States District Court for the Northern District of California


Representative Matters

  • Represented Cisco Systems, Inc. in actions against Arista Networks, Inc. involving patent and copyright infringement of Cisco’s proprietary technologies before the ITC and in the Northern District of California.
  • Defended Cisco Systems, Inc., in a patent infringement action regarding Power-Over-Ethernet technology.


University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 2014, cum laude, Associate Editor, Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review

New York University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, M.A., English and East Asian Literature, 2006

College of Idaho, B.A., English, Philosophy, and East Asian Studies, 2004, cum laude 


2014, California

Pending, New York



230 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10169
Phone: 212-351-3400


101 California Street
San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: 415-573-1900