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Hermine Valizadeh


Phone: (312) 427-1300 | Fax: (312) 427-6663

Hermine Valizadeh is an Associate in the Chicago office of Ladas & Parry.

She  focuses her practice on patent prosecution and litigation in the electrical and computer arts, as well as business methods. She has more than nine years of professional experience in engineering and information technology. Her technology experience encompasses all facets of systems and systems engineering, including architecture design, configuration, integration, implementation, operating systems, Internet, security design, networking technologies and database development.  In additional, she has experience in technologies relating to gaming and exercise.

Hermine also has experience with trademark prosecution and copyrights.

Prior to joining Ladas & Parry LLP, Hermine worked as an associate at another firm where she focused on patent prosecution and litigation.

In her spare time she enjoys dance, fashion, skating, personal fitness/wellness, and is active in advocating for human rights.


Worcester Polytechnic Institute (B.S.E.E., 1993 with Distinction)
New England School of Law (J.D., 2005)
University or Galway, Irish Center for Human Rights, Galway Ireland – summer program
University of Malta, Valletta, Malta – summer program
Honors Judicial Intern for the Honorable Peter C. DiGangi, Essex County Probate Court, Salem Ma. Spring 2005

Practice Areas
  • Patents – Electrical Engineering
  • U.S. Litigation
  • Trademarks
  • Copyrights
  • Trade Secrets
  • Entertainment
  • Digital Brands/Domain Names

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office – Registered Patent Attorney

Key Industries
  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology
  • Electrical Engineering
Associations & Organizations

Iranian American Bar Association (IABA)

  • National Board of Directors, 2008 – 2010
  • Chicago Chapter, President, 2008 – 2011
  • Associate Board of Chicago Committee on Minorities in Large Law Firms, Member 2009 -2011
  • Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans, Chapter Leader 2009 – Present
Persian (Farsi)