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Anna G. Phillips

Counsel - licensed only in CA and TX; practicing under D.C. bar member supervision

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Anna Phillips

Anna G. Phillips is counsel 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 and the Federal Circuit Bar Association.

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.

Publications

Copyright or Trademark? Can One Boy Wizard Prevent Film Title Duplication?, 11 San Diego Int’l L.J. 319 (2009)

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Education

J.D.
University of San Diego School of Law
cum laude
B.S.
Architectural Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin
B.A.
Plan II Honors
The University of Texas at Austin

Admissions

California
Supreme Court of the United States
Texas
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas

Affiliations

Federal Circuit Bar Association

Giles S. Rich American Inn of Court

Clerkships

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