Jana Zaidan is an Intellectual Property Litigation Associate in Orrick’s Orange County office.

Jana's practice focuses on patent litigation matters. She also has familiarity with proceedings in the International Trade Commission (ITC) and published a paper on the reach of the ITC Jurisdiction over suppliers in the chain of distribution.

Jana is a graduate of the Duke University School of Law. While in law school, she externed for the Honorable Mark Davis and the Honorable Hunter Murphy of the North Carolina Court of Appeals. She also participated in the Children’s Law Clinic and was the president of the Muslim Law Students Association at Duke Law.

Prior to law school, Jana graduated magna cum laude from University of California San Diego with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering.  While at UCSD, she worked in nanoengineering, bioengineering, and environmental engineering laboratories, participating in a variety of research projects regarding 3D bioprinting, nanoparticle conjugation in biological detection assays, and the treatment of water effluents.  Jana is passionate about learning new technologies and working with the intersection of law and science.