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Nadia Haghighatian focuses her practice on intellectual property litigation, primarily in the area of patents, and has represented clients with matters involving various technologies, including software, telecommunications, electrical, mechanical, and semiconductor technologies. She has experience with formulating opinions on noninfringement and invalidity, licensing, and preparing patent portfolios for enforcement. Also, Nadia has represented clients in matters involving trademarks, trade secrets, unfair competition, and contract disputes.

Participating in the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s 2019 Pathfinder Program

Named among the top firms in Texas for Intellectual Property in Chambers USA 2019 by Chambers and Partners

Representative Matters

  • Asserted a technology company’s claims in a patent infringement matter involving 10 patents relating to mobile technologies for battery life conservation, digital content distribution, and authentication
  • Represented a global semiconductor manufacturer in a patent litigation matter involving 15 patents relating to audio and video encoding and decoding, optimized graphics processing, wireless communication systems, and semiconductor device fabrication
  • Defended an international oilfield service company in a patent infringement action relating to electric rig control systems; obtained settlement after a favorable claim-construction ruling
  • Defended a major manufacturer of off-road vehicles for mine sites against claims of patent infringement and false advertising
  • Defended a major airline in several patent infringement actions relating to customer rewards programs, message storage and delivery, website search functionalities, and mobile applications
  • Defended an air travel company in a patent infringement action involving websites
  • Defended a national retailer against trade secret misappropriation and breach of contract claims relating to software for tracking warranty repairs
  • Assisted a semiconductor developer in organizing and categorizing a large portfolio of U.S. and foreign patents and applications for valuation and licensing

Honors & Affiliations


  • Texas Rising Stars® by Thomson Reuters (Intellectual Property Litigation), 2018-2019


  • Vice President of Programming, Dallas LGBT Bar Association
  • Member, Dallas Hispanic Bar Association
  • Member, Iranian American Bar Association, Dallas Chapter
  • Member, Dallas Resource Center’s Young Professionals Advisory Council
  • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Pathfinder Program, 2019
  • Associate, The Honorable Barbara M. G. Lynn American Inn of Court, 2016-2018
  • Life Fellow, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Foundation
  • Member, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Member, Dallas Bar Association; Intellectual Property Section
  • Member, State Bar of Texas; Intellectual Property Section

Education & Admissions


  • J.D., 2013, summa cum laude, Texas Tech University School of Law, Articles Editor, Texas Tech Law Review; Order of the Coif; Regents’ Scholarship Recipient; Dean’s List; Phi Kappa Phi; Phi Delta Phi
  • B.S., 2008, The University of Texas at Austin


  • Texas
  • U.S. Ct. of App., Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Ct. of App., Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Dist. Ct., E. Dist. Texas
  • U.S. Dist. Ct., N. Dist. Texas
  • U.S. Dist. Ct., S. Dist. Texas
  • U.S. Dist. Ct., W. Dist. Texas

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