Jad A. Mills is an associate in the Seattle office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where his practice focuses on proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office under the America Invents Act. He has experience in matters before various federal district courts, the PTAB, the International Trade Commission, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the California superior courts, and the California Court of Appeals.
He also has experience in a variety of technology-driven industries, including pharmaceuticals, medical devices, semiconductors, and oil and gas. Prior to joining the firm, Jad was an associate in the Los Angeles office of Irell & Manella LLP, where he specialized in intellectual property litigation.
Before entering private practice, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Raymond W. Gruender of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.
During law school, Jad served as an intern for the Honorable F. Dennis Saylor IV of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, the U.S. Department of Justice’s Environment and Natural Resources Division, and the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office.
Prior to attending law school, he performed undergraduate research for a lab devoted to the study of macrophage functionality through transgenic mice in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Biology at Brigham Young University.
- J.D., Harvard Law School, 2011
- B.S., Biochemistry, Brigham Young University, 2008
- State Bar of California
- State Bar of Washington
- U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
- U.S. Supreme Court
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
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