Hani Zakaria Abdel-Sayed

Hani Zakaria Abdel-Sayed

  • Intellectual Property
  • California
Claimed Lawyer Profile

Hani is in the business of protecting his clients’ inventions, technology, designs and brands. He knows that in order to be an effective advocate for his clients, he has to fully understand their businesses, objectives, technologies, competitors and the industries where they operate.

His experience is technology extensive and covers products, processes and designs in mechanical, health care, information technology, material sciences, medical devices, computer networking, memory devices, electronics, gaming, apparel, nutritional supplements, biotechnology along with entertainment, sports and media.

As a seasoned patent attorney, he prepares, files and prosecutes patent and trademark applications in front of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and foreign files both patents and trademarks around the world. Hani also negotiates and drafts patent and technology licensing agreements, Patent Development Agreements, University and Military contracts relating to IP development, and due diligence in mergers and acquisitions.

Hani has significant experience in the automotive industry. Having strong connections in Detroit and being licensed to practice law in the state of Michigan, many OEMs, tier 1 suppliers and aftermarket manufacturers look to Hani for guidance in IP portfolio management, brand protection and IP enforcement. He is a regular at automotive industry associations.

Hani is Rutan’s Department Head of the Intellectual Property Section and also heads the Automotive Industry and Life Sciences groups.

Additionally, he is an adjunct professor at the University of California, San Diego where he teaches courses in Intellectual Property Law, Patent Prosecution and Advanced Issues in Intellectual Property Law.

Hani is licensed to practice in the States of California, Arizona, Illinois, Michigan and the United States Patent Office.

Michigan State Univ
Undergraduate Degree
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DePaul College of Law
Law Degree
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Professional Associations
California State Bar  # 224233
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
State Bar of California
ID Number: 224233
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Practice Area
Intellectual Property
Contact & Map
Rutan & Tucker LLP
16427 N. Scottsdale Road
Suite 260
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Cell: (714) 641-3492
Rutan & Tucker LLP
18575 Jamboree Road
9th Floor
Irvine, CA 92612
Telephone: (714) 641-5100
Fax: (714) 546-9035