Hala S. Mourad
Hala Mourad focuses her practice on patent litigation, patent prosecution, and client counseling related to mechanical and electrical technologies. Her litigation experience includes cases before the U.S. International Trade Commission and U.S. district courts. She also maintains an active patent prosecution docket preparing and prosecuting domestic and foreign patent applications.
During law school, Ms. Mourad gained significant experience as a summer associate at Finnegan, where she conducted legal research on complex patent issues and participated in the Accenture-Finnegan summer internship program. As an instructor with the D.C. Street Law High School Clinic at Georgetown University Law Center, Ms. Mourad taught a practical law course at a Washington, D.C. high school and coached students to compete in an annual mock trial competition.
Before beginning her legal career, Ms. Mourad worked as a consulting engineer at a national engineering firm in Orlando, Fla.
- Certain Light-Emitting Diodes and Products Containing the Same, 337-TA-802 (ITC). Member of team representing LG Electronics and LG Innotek in an ITC investigation concerning light emitting diodes.
- Philips Electronics v. Zoll Medical Corp. (D. Mass.). Member of team representing Philips in litigation involving medical device technology.
- Serves as a guardian ad litem for children whose parents are involved in custody disputes, D.C. Superior Court, 2012-present.
- Served as judicial intern to the Honorable Virginia M. Hernandez Covington, M.D. Florida, 2010-2011.
- Served as executive articles editor and symposium chair of The Georgetown Journal of Law and Modern Critical Race Perspectives, 2009-2010.
- Served as judicial extern to the Honorable Ronald Guzmán, N.D. Illinois, 2008.
- Served as research assistant to Professor Amitai Aviram, researching the role of law in manipulating perceptions by applying analytic tools from the legal and economic fields, 2008.
- Certified as an engineering intern by the Florida Board of Professional Engineers, 2006.
- American Bar Association
- American Intellectual Property Law Association
- The Florida Bar