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Rayiner Hashem

Rayiner Hashem’s practice focuses on patent litigation, appellate litigation, and complex civil litigation.

Mr. Hashem served as a law clerk to the Honorable Dolores K. Sloviter of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. During law school, he also served as law clerk to former Commissioner Meredith A. Baker of the Federal Communications Commission. Mr. Hashem holds a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Before attending law school, he was a software engineer at a wireless technology R&D company.

Representative Matters

  • HTC Corp. v. Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson, No. 19-40566 (5th Cir.) – Represented leading cellular wireless technology company in litigation involving FRAND licensing of standard-essential patents
  • Conversant Wireless Licensing S.A.R.L. v. Apple Inc., No. 19-2039 (Fed. Cir.) – Represented leading cellular wireless technology companies as amici in case addressing IPR disclosure requirements in standards-setting organizations
  • VirnetX Inc. v. Cisco Sys., Inc., 748 F. App’x 332 (Fed. Cir. 2019) – Represented developer of secure-communications technology in defending patent infringement judgment
  • TCL Commc’ns Holdings Ltd. v. Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson, 943 F. 3d 1360 (Fed. Cir. 2019) – Represented leading cellular wireless technology company in appeal of district court judgment setting FRAND royalty rates
  • Ericsson Inc. v. TCL Commc’ns Holdings Ltd., No. 18-2003 (Fed. Cir.) – Represented leading cellular wireless technology company in appeal of patent infringement judgment
  • Comcast Corp. v. ITC, No. 18-1450 (Fed. Cir.) – Represented DVR technology pioneer as intervenor in defending ITC exclusion order
  • Oracle America, Inc. v. Google, Inc., 886 F.3d 1179 (Fed. Cir. 2018) – Represented leading software companies as amici in case addressing copyright fair use
  • Impression Prods., Inc. v. Lexmark Int’l, Inc., 137 S. Ct. 1523 (2017) – Represented leading cellular wireless technology company as amicus curiae in case addressing patent exhaustion doctrine
  • American Cable Association v. FCC, No. 17-500 (Sup. Ct.) – Represented cable television and broadband trade association seeking Supreme Court review of FCC’s Open Internet Order
  • Mozilla Corp. v. FCC, 940 F.3d 1 (D.C. Cir. 2019) – Represented telecommunications industry trade group in defending FCC’s “Restoring Internet Freedom” order
  • NATOA v. FCC, 862 F.3d 18 (D.C. Cir. 2017) – Represented cable television and broadband trade association in case addressing powers of state and local television franchising authorities
  • NRG Power Marketing v. FERC, 862 F.3d 108 (D.C. Cir. 2017) – Represented leading energy company in challenge to federal electricity market regulations
  • AEMA v. FERC, 860 F.3d 656 (D.C. Cir. 2017) – Represented energy-industry trade group as intervenor in challenge to federal electricity market regulations
  • United States Telecom Association v. FCC, 825 F.3d 674 (D.C. Cir. 2016) – Represented cable television and broadband trade association in challenging FCC’s “net neutrality” regulations
  • United States Telecom Association v. FCC, No. 15-1414 (D.C. Cir.) – Represented telecommunications industry trade group as intervenor in challenge to FCC “tech transitions” regulations
  • In re NFL Players Concussion Litig., 821 F.3d 410 (3d Cir. 2016) – Represented NFL players challenging final approval of class action settlement in mass tort case
  • In re New Jersey Tax Sales Certificates Antitrust Litig., 750 F. App'x 73 (3d Cir. 2018) – Represented homeowner challenging final approval of class action settlement in antitrust case
  • ClearCorrect Operating, LLC v. Int’l Trade Comm’n, 810 F.3d 1283 (Fed. Cir. 2015) – Represented software-industry trade association in case addressing ITC jurisdiction over digital transmissions
  • Multinational oil and gas exploration and production company in patent infringement lawsuit
  • Small R&D company and patent holder in patent infringement lawsuit against apparel manufacturers
  • Patent holder in patent infringement lawsuit against financial technology companies
  • Corporate directors and officers in defending against claims for breach of fiduciary duty brought by federal agency

Publications

Clerkships

  • Law clerk to the Honorable Dolores K. Sloviter, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Education

Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude

Associate Editor, Northwestern Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property

Georgia Institute of Technology, B.S.

Bar and Court Admissions

  • New York
  • Illinois
  • District of Columbia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
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