Doris Hines

Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner LLP

Doris Johnson Hines leads the firm’s electrical and computer technology practice group. She focuses her practice on patent litigation, leading teams in U.S. district courts, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), and before arbitration panels.

Dori has argued a number of cases before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, where she served as a law clerk to the Honorable Giles S. Rich. 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.

Dori 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.

Dori has received numerous recognitions from The Legal 500 and Intellectual Asset Management for her patent litigation practice, including specifically for ITC litigation and for contentious patent licensing work. In 2012, she was featured in the firm’s profile for The American Lawyer Litigation Department of the Year.

Dori spent the early years of her career involved in patent application drafting and worldwide prosecution. She worked as a patent examiner at the USPTO for four years. She has ongoing experience in reissue, reexamination, and inter partes review (IPR) proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

Dori has lectured extensively on a wide range of patent topics, including defensive litigation strategies particularly as they relate to non-practicing entities (NPEs), FRAND and injunction issues, claim construction, opinion drafting, and litigation strategy. She has taught several patent litigation workshops and courses and has served as an adjunct professor of patent law at Howard University School of Law.

As part of her pro bono practice, Dori represents veterans in the firm’s pro bono program, successfully briefing and arguing several appeals to the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims and the Federal Circuit. She is listed on the Capital Pro Bono Honor Roll.

Dori has served as head of the firm’s litigation section, has been a member of the firms management and compensation committees, and serves as an advisor and contributor to Finnegans Federal Circuit IP blog.

Education :

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

Clerkships :

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit, Hon. Giles S. Rich

Admissions :

  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Professional Activities :

  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (chair, Amicus Committee)
  • Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (member, Rules Advisory Committee)
  • National Veterans Legal Services Program (member, Board of Directors)


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