Hani Gazal


Hani Gazal focuses his practice on trademark and copyright counseling, prosecution, enforcement, and litigation. Prior to joining Kelly IP, Hani gained extensive experience in IP matters as an intern in NPR’s Office of General Counsel, as a law clerk for the Alliance of Artists and Recording Companies, and as a law clerk for an IP litigation firm in D.C.

Hani graduated from The George Washington University Law School with honors, where he served on the board for the AIPLA Quarterly Journal as a Notes Editor. Hani received his B.A. summa cum laude from Southern Methodist University in 2014.

  • /“I Used to [Steal Jokes], I Still Do, But I Used to, Too”: A New Test for Providing Copyright Protection to Stand-Up Comedians, AIPLA Quarterly Journal, Fall 2017.
  • / District of Columbia
  • /The George Washington University Law School, J.D., with honors, 2018
  • /Southern Methodist University, B.A., summa cum laude, 2014