Carol A. Hanna Girgis

Carol A. Hanna Girgis

Registered Patent Attorney • Associate

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D 949.202.1902 O 949.202.1900
Orange County


  • J.D., University of San Diego, School of Law

  • B.S., University of Maryland, Computer Science


Patent Litigation • Complex Commercial Litigation • Trademark Litigation • Copyright Litigation • Misappropriation of Trade Secrets • Patent Prosecution • Trademark Prosecution

Carol Hanna’s practice focuses on intellectual property litigation and prosecution. She is experienced in complex intellectual property litigation and has litigated a range of cases involving patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secret misappropriation, software copyright infringement and misappropriation, as well as having prosecuted many patent and trademark applications and speedily obtaining the issuance of numerous patents and trademarks for her clients. Ms. Hanna is also experienced in trademark litigation at the federal level and in state courts. Ms. Hanna also has experience with complex civil litigation involving breach of contract disputes, corporate officer liability and corporate disputes, complex civil defense litigation, securities litigation and FINRA arbitrations, professional liability defense, corporate and commercial litigation including actions involving corporate shareholder and officer liability, breach of contract, and more. Ms. Hanna also has experience with numerous transactional matters including thorough patent and trademark searches, non-infringement opinions, freedom to operate opinions, invalidity analyses, and contractual matters.

Ms. Hanna excels in performing thorough legal research and preparing well-researched motions and oppositions, often securing dismissals at the pleading stage of litigation. Ms. Hanna has an extensive prior background as a software engineer and specifically in the development of mobile and browser-based applications in the communications and travel industries. Ms. Hanna loves her work, is truly passionate about practicing law, and zealously advocates for each and every client and case.