Fadi Kiblawi is a partner in the Tokyo office of Sughrue Mion, PLLC. Prior to moving to Tokyo, Fadi was a partner in Sughrue’s Washington D.C. office, where he practiced for nearly a decade. Fadi brings to the Tokyo office a wide range of knowledge as a member of the firm’s litigation, Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), and prosecution practice groups. Fadi has litigated cases in federal district courts across the country, successfully representing Asian companies in the most popular patent venues from California to Texas to Delaware. He has also been counsel on over 40 inter partes reviews before the PTAB, on behalf of both petitioners and patent owners. Fadi began his career prosecuting patent applications from among the world’s largest technology companies, and continues to handle a significant prosecution docket including high priority standards-related and targeted applications in the electrical and mechanical arts.
Fadi earned his J.D. from George Washington University Law School, and his B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Michigan. His patent practice includes litigation, prosecution, PTAB proceedings, legal opinions, due diligence reviews, and licensing negotiations.