Hayley Michelle Ostrin is an associate attorney practicing international trade, intellectual property, and customs law. Hayley’s practice focuses on Section 337 investigations of unfair and injurious competition before the United States International Trade Commission (USITC). She has represented both complainants and respondents from a diverse range of technologies and industries, including flooring, lithium-ion batteries, LEDs, medical and biological products, and electronic devices. Hayley’s litigation experience spans all phases of Section 337 violation investigations- she has experience in motions practice, discovery management and review, performing extensive legal research, advising, and working with experts, and writing motions, pleadings, and memoranda of law. She also has experience with ancillary proceedings at the ITC and Part 177 rulings in front of Customs.
Hayley is an active member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) and International Trade Commission Trial Lawyers Association (ITCTLA). She is also co-chair of the Intellectual Property Committee for The Association of Women In International Trade (WIIT).
While in law school, Hayley interned with the Texas State Board of Pharmacy, where she assisted with witness preparation, researched legal issues, and drafted arguments, pleadings, and memoranda of law. She also worked as a virtual law clerk for a small firm, writing legal blog posts and performing legal research. In her final year of law school, Hayley received an Outstanding Article Award from the International Trade Commission Trial Lawyers Association. Hayley served as the Editor in Chief for the Journal of Law and Technology at Texas (JOLTT).
Before law school, Hayley used her bioengineering background to serve and support international clients at a raw materials company, where she was responsible for product sales, management, and development.