Nabila Isa-Odidi, born in Kano, Nigeria, is an attorney and artist based in the United States.
Isa-Odidi has called several countries home, including England, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and Canada.
Her diverse background and international exposure directly inform who she is and how she views the world.
Isa-Odidi is completing a two year term as a Practitioner-in-Residence at her alma mater, American University Washington College of Law, where she teaches in the Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Law Clinic, one of 10 in-house legal clinics in the school’s top-ranked clinical programme.
Isa-Odidi also teaches Patent Litigation, an upper-level seminar that she developed for inclusion in the school’s curriculum.
Isa-Odidi began her legal career as a law clerk in the Office of Special Masters within the US Court of Federal Claims.
After completing her clerkship, Isa-Odidi joined the Patent Litigation group at Sonnenschein Nath and Rosenthal LLP.
She then moved to Morrison and Foerster LLP, a top international law firm, where her practice focused primarily on patent suits before Federal District Courts and the US International Trade Commission.
Isa-Odidi is pursuing her MBA at INSEAD, a global business school with campuses in France, Singapore, and Abu Dhabi.
Isa-Odidi aims to grow, both as a lawyer/academic and as an artist.