Sydney Donovan

Senior Associate

Sydney Donovan represents clients in complex litigation matters. She joined WilmerHale in 2019 as a summer associate, and she previously had a career as an engineer at a global natural gas company.

As a summer associate, Ms. Donovan researched intellectual property issues and worked on a challenge to a patent held by a non-practicing entity at the US Patent and Trademark Office. She also conducted research on patent damages and conjoint analysis while in law school.


  • Education

    • JD, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2020

      Kenneth L. Smith Award, Order of the Coif, Colorado IP American Inn of Court

      Editorial Board Member and Staff Editor, Water Law Review

    • BS, Petroleum Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, 2012

      with Honors, Pi Epsilon Tau
  • Admissions

    • Colorado

    • US Patent and Trademark Office



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