Flora M. Amwayi focuses her practice on patent prosecution, opinion work, and client counseling, with an emphasis on electrical and computer technologies, including computer hardware, software and business methods, consumer electronics, semiconductor devices, telecommunications systems, camera imaging systems, vehicular technologies, and alternative energy technologies.
Flora assists clients ranging from early-stage startups to established companies in developing and commercializing patent portfolios, aligning intellectual property strategies with business objectives, and adapting to the evolving legal landscape.
Flora also devotes time to pro bono matters, including writing briefs on behalf of veterans of military service before the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. She is listed on the Capital Pro Bono High Honor Roll.
Prior to joining Finnegan, Flora worked as a manager in the client confidentiality team and as a director in the global projects group at Morgan Stanley, where she established best practices and strategic improvements of business and operation processes.
She also worked as an information technology consultant at Ernst and Young, where she advised clients on issues related to the architecture, design, management and control of their information security infrastructures.
Harvard Law School J.D., 2013
Massachusetts Institute of Technology B.S., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, 2005