Hannah Sadler joined Global IP in August 2015 as an associate in the Chicago office after previously working for the firm as a summer associate and school-year law clerk. She is involved with all aspects of patent monetization and enforcement, including infringement analysis, portfolio evaluations, agreement drafting, portfolio marketing, and litigation.
Ms. Sadler's clients range in size from individual inventors and small start-ups to large corporations with hundreds of patent assets. She has successfully monetized patent portfolios covering autonomous vehicle technology, social networking, virtual assistants, wireless beacons, Wi-Fi location services, Internet search features, imaging systems, digital content distribution and management, smartphone features, and haptic technology.
Ms. Sadler holds a J.D. (cum laude) from DePaul University College of Law, where she received a Certificate in Intellectual Property Law with a focus on Patent Law. She received a B.A. in Chemistry from the University of San Diego, Honors Program. She is licensed to practice law in Illinois and is admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Ms. Sadler has litigated cases in the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the Eastern and Northern Districts of Texas, the District of Delaware, the Northern District of Illinois, and the Northern District of California, among others. She has also assisted patent owners in multiple IPR proceedings challenging the validity of their patents.
Examples of federal court cases include:
Ironworks v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., et. al. (Fed. Cir. 2018-2019).
Ironworks v. Apple Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2017-2018).
Ironworks v. Motorola Mobility LLC (N.D. Ill. 2020-2021).
AlterWAN v. Amazon.com, Inc., et. al. (D. Del. 2019-2021).
Ironworks v. ZTE (USA) Inc. (N.D. Tex. 2019-2020).
Ironworks v. TCL Corp., et. al. (C.D. Cal. 2018-2019).