Ed Powell focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation, primarily patent litigation in federal district and appellate courts. His practice spans a range of technologies, including semiconductors, microelectronics, software, medical devices, and pharmaceuticals. Prior to joining the firm, he worked for another global law firm in Silicon Valley as an associate, specializing in patent litigation and appellate litigation. After law school, he clerked for the Honorable Gerald B. Tjoflat of the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.  

Mr. Powell maintains a pro bono cliental base and has represented a Jehovah’s Witness in a religious discrimination suit, children seeking asylum in immigration court, and a death-row inmate in federal habeas.

Credentials

  • Education

    • JD, Duke University School of Law, 2018

      Magna cum laude

      Duke Dean’s Scholar; Articles and Commentary Editor, Duke Journal of Constitutional Law and Public Policy; Staff Editor, Duke Law and Technology Review

    • MSc, Human Molecular Genetics, Imperial College, University of London, 2014

      with merit
    • BA, Religious Studies with a minor in Biology, The University of Chicago, 2013

      General honors
  • Admissions

    • District of Columbia

    • California

    • US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

    • US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

  • Clerkships

    • The Hon. Gerald B. Tjoflat, US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 2018 - 2019

* Admitted to practice in California. Supervised by members of the firm who are members of the District of Columbia Bar.

Credentials

* Admitted to practice in California. Supervised by members of the firm who are members of the District of Columbia Bar.