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Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

901 NEW YORK AVENUE, NW, WASHINGTON, DC 20001-4413, USA
Tel:
Work +1 202 408 4000
Web:
www.finnegan.com

Doris Johnson Hines

Tel:
Work +1 202 408 4250
Email:
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

Work Department

Intellectual Property

Position

Electrical and Computer Technology Practice Leader

Career

Dori Hines leads the firm's electrical and computer technology practice group. She focuses her practice on patent litigation and has led teams in U.S. district courts, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), and before arbitration panels. Ms. Hines has argued a number of cases before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Her experience spans a wide range of technologies, but has focused primarily in the electrical area on semiconductor, the Internet, electronics, smartphone, and telecommunications technologies. Ms. Hines regularly represents clients in mediations and assists in licensing negotiations. She advises clients on strategic patent prosecution, monetization strategies for issued patents, and patent damages, including issues relating to standard essential patents and fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory (FRAND) terms.

Member

• Women's Bar Association (IP Section, co-chair) • Bar Associations of the District of Columbia and Virginia • Federal Circuit and American Bar Associations • American Intellectual Property Law Association

Education

George Washington University Law School, J.D., 1991; Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, B.S., Electrical Engineering, 1986


United States: Intellectual property

Patents: licensing

Within: Patents: licensing

IP powerhouse Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP is routinely engaged in top-level transactional and contentious work for a large number of industry giants in the consumer products and pharmaceuticals space. Patent litigator Doris Johnson Hines is representing Toshiba Corporation and Toshiba America Information Systems in litigation initiated by MPEG LA alleging breach of contract with respect to two license agreements for two patent pools administered by MPEG LA. Among other highlights, seasoned litigators Laura Masurovsky and Houtan Khalili Esfahani in Washington DC successfully represented S3 Graphics, a subsidiary of HTC Corporation, in a patent license ownership dispute with Advanced Micro Devices, ATI Technologies and ATI International relating to high-performance graphics chips used in software and video game components, and Washington DC-based Michele Bosch advised Axon Neuroscience on IP issues related to licensing and cooperative research and development agreements. Atlanta-based Roger Taylor, who also operates from the firm’s Tokyo office, is also a key name to note, as is Washington DC-based Brian Kacedon, who focuses on patent and technology licensing and litigation. In addition to the locations mentioned already, the group has a presence in Boston, Palo Alto and Reston. It also regularly works with individuals from the firm’s Tokyo and Taipei offices.

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