Alana Martinez is an associate in the Intellectual Property Litigation practice group and a member of the Firm's Litigation department. She joined the Firm in 2010 and is resident in the Reston office.
Ms. Martinez's practice focuses on intellectual property litigation, with a particular emphasis on patent litigation. She has litigated a variety of intellectual property matters, including patent infringement and defense. Representative matters have covered automated telephony systems, video compression and coding, blade server technology, and electronic printing prepress.
Ms. Martinez received her JD from George Mason University School of Law in 2009. During law school, she was a member of the George Mason Law Review and the Intellectual Property Law Society. She worked as a Summer Associate at Cooley LLP and as a legal intern for XO Communications. She also served as an intern for The Honorable Pauline Newman of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Additionally, she has experience working in the public sector as a Case Manager with the United Nations World Food Programme in Rome, Italy.
Ms. Martinez earned a BS in Systems and Information Engineering from the University of Virginia in 2006, while also earning a minor in English. She presented her undergraduate thesis "Designing a Search Mechanism for Debt Collection" at the 2006 Systems and Information Engineering Design Symposium.
- George Mason University School of Law
- University of Virginia