Jessica Hannah is an experienced patent litigator and strategist who focuses on trying patent cases in the district courts and the ITC, as well as litigating patent appeals before the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Most recently, she served as Principal and Senior Managing Counsel in the IP Litigation group at Apple, where she spent eight years managing an active docket of patent litigation that spanned the globe. Within that role, Jessica oversaw patent litigation, as well as related inter partes review proceedings, ex parte reexams and arbitrations. She also contributed to management of Apple's active docket at the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, as well as Apple's IP-related amicus filings.
- J.D., Golden Gate University
- B.S., University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Prior to her work at Apple, Jessica served as a law clerk for two federal judges. She served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Judge Jimmie V. Reyna at the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, DC and for the Honorable Judge John D. Love in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. She also externed for the Honorable Marilyn Hall Patel in the Northern District of California during law school.
Memberships and Affiliations
- Federal Circuit Bar Association
- American Bar Association