Carly S. Conway, Associate


Carly Conway is a member of the firm's Intellectual Property Practice Group. She represents clients in all stages of patent litigation, including preparation of case analyses, motions to dismiss, managing discovery, Markman briefing, motions for summary judgment, trials, and appeals. She has represented clients before federal district courts, the Federal Circuit, and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Ms. Conway's recent experience includes:

  • Defending a large consumer product distributor against claims of patent infringement to a successful jury verdict.
  • Defending a global enterprise software management company in a patent infringement suit and securing dismissal of all claims with prejudice.
  • Defending an advanced materials and chemical company against a manufacturer’s patent infringement claims and obtaining indemnification from suppliers.
  • Obtaining a permanent consent injunction for a major university against a tutoring and SAT prep business to cease infringement of the university’s trademark.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Conway worked as a research fellow in the Medical Genetics Branch of the National Human Genome Research Institute at the National Institutes of Health. Following law school, she worked as an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of a large general practice firm, where she focused on patent litigation.

Legal Services

Education and Honors

  • Harvard Law School (J.D., 2012)
    • Journal of Law and Technology (Editor)
  • Washington and Lee University (B.A. and B.S., summa cum laude, 2008)
    • Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • Wisconsin

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Professional and Civic Activities

  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (Member)
  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • Maryland Bar Association (Member)