Miguel Gutierrez-Rodarte


Professional Profile

Miguel’s intellectual property practice focuses on patent litigation at all levels – U.S. District Court, International Trade Commission, and post-grant proceedings in the U.S Patent and Trademark Office. His approach to litigation is shaped by diverse experiences, from structural biology science research to judicial internships.

He worked for three years as a microbial pathogenesis researcher with the Putkatzki Laboratory at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. His research focused on using structural biology methodologies to develop antimicrobial therapies and minimize the proliferation of antimicrobial resistance pathogens. He is experienced in antibiotic development and genetic engineering.

Also before joining Erise, Miguel analyzed technologies developed by University of Colorado medical researchers, developed IP protection strategies, and reviewed non-disclosure agreements for CU Innovations. He was a judicial intern to the Hon. Nina Y. Wang in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, to the Hon. Jerry N. Jones in the Colorado Court of Appeals, and to the Hon. Juan G. Villaseñor in the 8th Judicial District Court of Colorado.

  • J.D., University of Colorado Law School
  • M.S., Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Simon Fraser University
  • B.S., Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University
  • Colorado

Co-author, “The Vibrio cholerae minor pilin TcpB mediates uptake of cholera toxin phage CTXϕ,” Journal of Biological Chemistry, August 30, 2019