Dagim Tilahun



Education and Clerkships

J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 2019, Fordham Law Merit Scholarship

Ph.D., Physics, University of Texas at Austin, 2008

B.A., Physics, Hendrix College, 2002, cum laude with distinction


U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


Dagim Tilahun is an associate in the Intellectual Property Practice Group in the New York office of Haynes and Boone, LLP, focusing on patent prosecution and counseling. Dagim has extensive experience drafting and prosecuting domestic and international patent portfolios in a wide range of technologies and technical fields including medical devices, blockchain, robotics, wearable electronics, ultra-low-power semiconductor technologies, financial services, industrial equipment, advanced materials, software and web applications.

Selected Publications and Speeches

  • “Quantum Hall Superfluids in Topological Insulator Thin Films,” Byounghak Lee, E. M. Hankiewicz, A. H. MacDonaldco, Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 246401 (2011).
  • “A Quantum Theory of Cold Bosonic Atoms,” R. A. Duine, A. H. MacDonaldco, Phys. Rev. A 84, 033622 (2011).

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