Katie Hanak is an intellectual property lawyer with a background in prosecuting and litigating in the chemical, biomedical, mechanical and optics fields. Her experience also includes trademark selection and prosecution. Early in her career, Katie served as a biochemical research intern at Magee-Womens Research Institute. Prior to joining The Webb Law Firm, where she is regularly involved in patent, trademark and copyright matters, Katie worked for another boutique intellectual property law firm and a litigation law firm.
Katie received a J.D. from Duquesne University School of Law. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry and a Master of Science degree in biomedical engineering from Carnegie Mellon University. Since 2010, Katie has been an adjunct professor, teaching intellectual property law, at Carnegie Mellon University.
Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 2009
United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
Registered Patent Attorney, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Carnegie Mellon University, 2012 M.S.
Major: Biomedical Engineering
Duquesne University School of Law, 2008 J.D.
Activities: American Intellectual Property Law Association Giles Sutherland Rich Moot Court Team
Carnegie Mellon University, 2005 B.S.
Professional Associations and Memberships
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Pittsburgh Intellectual Property Law Association
Allegheny County Bar Association
American Bar Association