AREA OF PRACTICE
Sarah Hartman is a Partner in the Firm’s Litigation & Arbitration and Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Groups. Sarah has a broad commercial litigation practice, with a focus on intellectual property litigation in federal district courts and appellate courts in the United States. Sarah advises and represents clients through all aspects of litigation, from inception through trial and appeal. Sarah has also represented clients in Section 337 investigations in the US International Trade Commission (ITC), and in appeals from decisions of the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Sarah has successfully litigated patent cases involving a broad range of technologies, including computer networking, LED panels and LED lights, automotive audio technology, mobile systems and applications, map-based communication technology and internet services and systems. Sarah also has extensive experience representing clients in complex commercial disputes, including entertainment disputes, defamation, unfair competition, products liability, employment litigation, class action defense, false advertising, securities litigation and other complex financial disputes.
Sarah serves as co-chair of the Brown Rudnick Women’s Initiative, a collective of Brown Rudnick women attorneys focused on strengthening their internal community and external networks and assisting one another in the advancement of professional endeavors.
Sarah was recognized in the 2021 editions of The Best Lawyers in America© and Southern California's Best Lawyers© as “One to Watch” for Intellectual Property Litigation. Sarah graduated magna cum laude from the University of Southern California, and received her J.D. Order of the Coif from Vanderbilt University Law School, where she served as a managing editor of the Vanderbilt Law Review.
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