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Brittany Amadi

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Brittany Amadi focuses her practice on intellectual property litigation at the trial and appellate stages. Ms. Amadi has represented clients from a broad range of industries in intellectual property infringement matters before the US Supreme Court, US Circuit Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, US District Courts, and the US Court of Federal Claims. Ms. Amadi has experience handling intellectual property litigation matters for clients across a range of industries, including the financial services, computer software, medical device, defense, semiconductor, pharmaceutical, and other industries.  

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Amadi was law clerk to the Honorable Timothy B. Dyk of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and to the Honorable Raymond A. Jackson of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Prior to law school, Ms. Amadi obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering and worked as a mechanical engineer at the Naval Research Laboratory in the Spacecraft Engineering Department in Washington DC, where she performed structural analysis for the development and acquisition of space systems for naval missions, and assisted in the development of integrated conceptual design and prototyping of spacecraft systems. Ms. Amadi also completed an Alion Science and Technology Internship, a Federal Bureau of Investigations Honors Internship, and an internship at Motorola.

Publications & News

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May 10, 2017

WilmerHale Prevails in $2B Patent Case on Behalf of Intel

The six-day jury trial held in the US District Court of Delaware before Judge Richard Andrews resulted in a finding of no infringement on all eight asserted claims.

November 9, 2016

Fed Circuit Reverses Finding in Favor of Amdocs, Weighs in on Patent Claim Eligibility

WilmerHale achieved a significant victory for Amdocs (Israel) Limited, when the Federal Circuit reversed the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia's determination that all asserted claims of four Amdocs patents were directed to patent-ineligible subject matter under 35 U.S.C. § 101.

June 12, 2013

Pfizer Obtains $2.15 Billion Settlement from Teva and Sun for Infringement of Protonix® Patent

Professional Activities

Ms. Amadi is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

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Education

JD, cum laude, Harvard Law School, 2010, Editor and Digest Contributor, Journal of Law and Technology, Vice Chair, Board of Student Advisers

BS, Mechanical Engineering, summa cum laude, University of Maryland, 2006, University Honors Program, Pi Tau Sigma Mechanical Engineering Honor Society

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia

Virginia

Clerkships

The Hon. Raymond A. Jackson, US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, 2010 - 2011

The Hon. Timothy B. Dyk, US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 2011 - 2012

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