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.
- University of Texas School of Law, J.D., with honors
- Editor in Chief, Journal of Law and Technology at Texas
- University of California, Riverside, M.S.
- University of California, Riverside, B.S., cum laude
- District of Columbia
- U.S. Court of International Trade
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
- American Intellectual Property Law Association
- International Trade Commission Trial Lawyers Association
- Association of Women in International Trade (WIIT) (Co-Chair of the Intellectual Property Committee)
Law360 published an article addressing the recent $1.8 billion dollar settlement between SK Innovation and LG Energy in the trade secret investigation at the ITC involving lithium ion batteries.
Lydia C. Pardini and Hayley M. Ostrin will present on practicing intellectual property and international trade law to Professor Patricia Hansen’s International Business Transactions class at the University of Texas at Austin.
Update to a prior blog post where we reported on the Remand Initial Determination (ID) in Certain Movable Barrier Operator Systems and Components Thereof, which found the economic prong satisfied.
AMS authors Ostrin & Hollander examine Certain Movable Barrier Operator Systems and Components Thereof (“Movable Barrier Operator Systems”), an important case for summary determinations regarding the economic prong.
Law360 recently published an article by Joshua Hartman and Hayley Ostrin. The article provides an in-depth expert analysis on proportional discovery.
This blog article takes a closer look at the Section 337 investigation, Certain Carburetors & Prods. Containing Such Carburetors (Inv. No. 337-TA-1123). It examines the case and how respondents should weigh the risk of remaining subject to a consent order against the benefit of terminating the investigation early.
AMS attorney Hayley Ostrin published an article in Volume 5 of AIPLA's Innovate magazine entitled “The International Trade Commission’s New Severance Rules: Secret Weapons or Double-Edged Swords?"