Ashley Weaver
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EMAIL aweaver@mcdonaldhopkins.com

PHONE 216.348.5745

Ashley A. Weaver is counsel in the Intellectual Property Litigation Group. She has more than a decade of litigation experience in both law firm settings and as a law clerk for the Hon. Patricia A. Gaughan, United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio. 

Most recently, Ashley was an attorney with a large litigation boutique in Denver and before attending law school she was a chemist with the BFGoodrich Company. At McDonald Hopkins Ashley works with a national intellectual property team that focuses on creating, securing and maintaining clients’ competitive advantages in the marketplace. 

Ashley earned a J.D. cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center in 2004 and a B.A. in chemistry from Cornell University in 1996. 

Admissions - Court

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts

Admissions - State

  • Ohio


  • Georgetown University Law Center
  • Cornell University

External Publications

  • Co-Author, “One Year after eBay: Injunctions in Patent Cases,” Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference, panel discussion Suffolk University Law School (April 2007)
  • Co-Author, “Written Description and Enablement: One Requirement or Two?,”  Federal Circuit Bar Journal, vol. 15, issue 1 (2005)
  • Co-Author, “Hatch-Waxman: Will the Playing Field be Leveled?,” Update Magazine, Food and Drug Law Institute (Sept/Oct 2002 issue)