R. Saleha Mohamedulla
Ms. Mohamedulla concentrates her practice in intellectual property law, focusing primarily on patent prosecution and patent infringement litigation in chemical and mechanical technologies.
Prior to joining Howard & Howard, Ms. Mohamedulla was in corporate practice at The Dow Chemical Company, where she was patent counsel for its films technology. As patent counsel, she prepared and prosecuted patent applications, advised business groups on global intellectual property development, prepared transactional business arrangements and managed outside counsel.
Ms. Mohamedulla previously acquired invaluable insight into the patenting process as a patent examiner in the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Specifically, she gained an inside perspective of issues considered by patent examiners when determining the patentability of an invention. While at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Ms. Mohamedulla examined patent applications in the chemical and semiconductor processing arts, including integrated circuits, chips, photoresists, photolithography and other chemical processes.
After graduating law school, Ms. Mohamedulla practiced as an associate at a prominent general practice law firm in Washington, D.C. In this role, she prosecuted patent applications relating to liquid crystal technology and electrical and mechanical devices for LG Display Co., Ltd. and LG Chem Ltd. She also prepared non-infringement, invalidity and product clearance opinions.
Ms. Mohamedulla received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Michigan State University in 1999, where she received awards and scholarships. In 2004, she received her J.D. from George Mason University School of Law in Arlington, Virginia where she was on the intellectual property law track. Ms. Mohamedulla is admitted to the state bars of Michigan, the District of Columbia and Virginia. She is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Education & Honors
- George Mason University School of Law, 2004
Michigan State University, 1999
B.S., with high honors
Major: Chemical Engineering
- Michigan, 2009
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2005
District of Columbia, 2005
- Virginia, 2004
Affiliations or Memberships
- Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association
American Intellectual Property Law Association
- American Bar Association