Anna G. Phillips is a director in Sterne Kessler’s Trial & Appellate Practice Group. She represents clients in complex patent matters in federal district courts and the International Trade Commission, in contested proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, and in appeals at the Federal Circuit. She has extensive patent litigation experience in a variety of technological areas, including pharmaceuticals, medical devices, mechanical devices, and electronics. Anna has been involved in all stages of litigation, from pre-suit strategy and injunction practice to trials and appeals.
Prior to joining Sterne Kessler, Anna served as a law clerk for the Honorable Jimmie V. Reyna on the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the Honorable John D. Love in the Eastern District of Texas. Prior to her federal circuit clerkship, Anna was a patent litigation associate at a national general practice law firm where her practice focused on Hatch-Waxman litigation.
Anna is a member of the Giles S. Rich American Inn of Court. She is also a member of the Federal Circuit Bar Association, where she serves as Vice-Chair of the Federal Circuit Bench & Bar Planning Committee and a member of the Mock Argument Committee.
Anna received her J.D., cum laude, from the University of San Diego School of Law. She earned a B.S. in Architectural Engineering and B.A. in the Plan II Honors Program from The University of Texas at Austin.
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Federal Circuit Bar Association
Giles S. Rich American Inn of Court
The Honorable Jimmie V. Reyna, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
The Honorable John D. Love, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas