Sorin G. Zaharia

Sorin G. Zaharia


University of Bucharest (B.Sc., 1997)
Princeton University (Ph.D., 2003)
University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (J.D., 2016)

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U.S. Patent & Trademark Office

Sorin Zaharia is an associate in the firm’s San Francisco office. His practice focuses on intellectual property litigation.

Dr. Zaharia is admitted to practice in California and is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He received his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley (Boalt Hall), and his Ph.D. in astrophysical sciences/plasma physics from Princeton University.

At Berkeley, Dr. Zaharia served as Senior Annual Review Editor on the Berkeley Technology Law Journal. He received the Law and Technology Certificate and earned Jurisprudence Awards in Advanced Legal Writing and Insurance Law, as well as the Prosser Prize in Patent Litigation II: PTAB and ITC. While earning his doctorate at Princeton, he received the Ray Grimm Memorial Prize in Computational Physics.

Before joining the firm, Dr. Zaharia was a research scientist in a prominent government laboratory. He is a co-author of more than thirty scientific papers published in refereed journals. He was also a summer associate at Morrison & Foerster, in the two-summer IP Litigation Program.

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