Adduci, Mastriani & Schaumberg LLP

International Trade Attorneys

Committed to Providing Excellence
Adduci, Mastriani & Schaumberg, L.L.P. provides thorough, expert counsel to meet clients' unique legal needs in the fields of international trade, intellectual property litigation and customs transactions. The firm’s attorneys are committed to providing excellence by listening to clients, offering realistic legal evaluations and rapidly developing strategies at a reasonable cost. Established thirty years ago in Washington, D.C., Adduci, Mastriani & Schaumberg, L.L.P. is recognized as a leader in the field of Section 337 litigation before the U.S. International Trade Commission.


AMS Participates in Capital Area Food Bank’s Food from the Bar Fundraiser (May, 2016)

During the month of May, Adduci, Mastriani & Schaumberg’s attorneys and staff will be participating in the Capital Area Food Bank’s Food from the Bar (FFTB) program. FFTB is an annual program in which law firms, law schools, and vendors work to raise money and gather food donations to benefit the Capital Area Food Bank.

In addition to supporting FFTB with cash and food donations, the Firm is holding two breakfasts for its fellow tenants at 1133 Connecticut Avenue, both of which are intended to raise additional cash donations. Should you wish to donate, please go to the following link:

Judiciary Committee Hearing (April, 2016)

Deanna Tanner Okun will testify on April 14 at a hearing on "International Trade Committee (ITC) Patent Litigation" before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet.

For more information on the hearing, please click here.

There's No Delaying the International Trade Commission (March, 2016)

On March 21, 2016, Michael Doane published an article in Law360 entitled "There’s No Delaying the International Trade Commission,” in which he discusses the denials of requests for stays in two recent orders in Section 337 investigations before the ITC.

Judicial Panel on Claim Construction in the Federal Courts and at the ITC (March, 2016)

Jim Adduci participated in the AIPLA Quarterly Journal’s First Annual Symposium on the Life of a Claim Term.

Jim co-moderated the Judicial Panel on Claim Construction in the Federal Courts and the ITC, with Jim taking the lead on the ITC portions of the panel and his co-moderator, Elizabeth Weiswasser (of Weil, Gotshal & Manges), leading the discussions relating to the federal courts.

The panelists were Judge Paul Michel for the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Judge Susan G. Braden for the Court of Federal Claims, and Administrative Law Judge Thomas B. Pender for the International Trade Commission.

Protecting Your Inventions From Foreign Knockoffs (March, 2016)

Deanna Tanner Okun attended the world-famous SXSW Conference in Austin, Texas, where she participated in a panel entitled "Protecting Your Inventions From Foreign Knockoffs."

To learn more about the panel, the Save the American Inventor campaign, or why #PatentsMatter, click here.

“Adduci is literally in a class by itself…”
– International Savoir Faire, ITC Survey, IP Law & Business


“This well-established boutique contains the best-known team for Section 337 cases...”
– 2008 Chambers USA Guide


“The lawyers are receptive to working with you on a budget and talking about the expectations on both sides.”
– Client interview from 2010 Chambers USA
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