Lesley Hamming focuses on intellectual property litigation and counseling, with specific emphasis on pharmaceuticals, biologics and consumer products.
Ms. Hamming has represented companies in litigation for a broad array of technologies, including mechanical devices, consumer goods and pharmaceuticals. She has co-authored briefs, motions and oppositions to motions in multiple federal district courts as well as at the appellate level.
Ms. Hamming is a registered attorney before the United States Patent & Trademark Office. She has challenged the validity of patents through inter partes review petitions (IPRs) and drafted several chemical, biological and mechanical patents.
Before starting her legal career, Ms. Hamming was an engineer in nanotechnology and biochemistry-inspired materials. She received awards from the National Science Foundation and the Materials Research Society, and was a co-inventor on several patents.
During law school, Ms. Hamming was named a University Scholar and Mordecai Scholar. She served as an executive editor of the Duke Law & Technology Review and received the James S. Bidlake Memorial Award for Excellence in legal Analysis, Research, and Writing.
In graduate school, Ms. Hamming was a member of the US National Triathlon (U23) Team. She competed in professional races across the world.