Yuri Mikulka

Chair of the Intellectual Property Practice
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Yuri Mikulka is chair of Stradling's intellectual property practice.

Ms. Mikulka’s practice focuses on intellectual property, internet law, and complex business litigation. She leads high-stakes litigation for domestic and multinational companies in cases involving patent or trademark infringement, trade secret misappropriation, anti-counterfeiting, unfair business practices, and complex commercial litigation. She also counsels companies on issues of IP protection, advertising, online legal issues, privacy and data breach.

Featured Experience

  • Won Patent Jury Trial

    Served as lead trial counsel in a patent infringement action on behalf of Hydrodynamic Industrial Co. Ltd. against a competitor. Secured a jury verdict of willful infringement against the competitor for its infringement of a patent covering Hydrodynamic’s Sea Doo Sea Scooter and related copyright.

  • Obtained Summary Judgment in Patent Infringement Action

    Obtained summary judgment ruling of invalidity and non-infringement in patent infringement actions for global LCD panel manufacturer and consumer electronics companies accused of infringing patents involving thin film transistors.

  • Secured Significant Settlement and Sanctions Against Plaintiff

    Obtained full dismissal, discovery sanctions, and favorable monetary settlement in a counterclaim against plaintiff and in favor of a Fortune 100 company sued for unfair business practices.


  • Pepperdine University School of Law, J.D., 1996
  • University of California, Irvine, B.A., 1992

Memberships & Associations

Bar Admissions

  • California

Court Admissions

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • United States District Court – Central District of California
  • United States District Court – Eastern District of California
  • United States District Court – Northern District of California
  • United States District Court – Southern District of California
  • United States District Court – Eastern District of Texas