Holly Hawkins Saporito is a partner in the firm’s Intellectual Property Litigation Group, focusing her practice on all aspects of intellectual property litigation and counseling, with a particular emphasis on patent and trademark litigation.
Ms. Saporito’s patent litigation experience covers a broad set of industries, including payment systems, telecommunications, web-enabled services, energy management systems, computer software, and pharmaceuticals.
She is experienced litigating between direct competitors and against non-practicing entities. Her trademark experience involves handling litigation and enforcement efforts for a multi-brand restaurant operator, an international hotel chain, a luxury retailer, and a large insurance company.
Ms. Saporito is also committed to pro bono, serving as counsel for survivors of human trafficking in immigration matters and as Vice President of the Board of Directors of Tapestri, Inc.
Ms. Saporito earned a B.S. in industrial engineering, with high distinction and with honors, from Penn State in 2001, where she was selected as the Outstanding Senior in Industrial Engineering. Prior to attending law school, she worked in the Engineering Sciences and Applications division of Los Alamos National Laboratory.
In 2005, Ms. Saporito received a J.D., with honors, from the George Washington University Law School, where she was a member of The George Washington University Law Review.