Chitra M. Kalyanaraman
Of Counsel
PROFILE

Chitra’s Profile

Chitra Kalyanaraman, Of Counsel in the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group, has extensive experience prosecuting patents in the computer, electrical, and mechanical arts over a wide range of technical areas. She has represented clients in matters relating to software, computer networks, digital cameras, imaging, semiconductors, ink jet printing, photocopiers, and medical devices, among other technologies. Chitra’s practice also includes advising clients on intellectual property strategy.

Chitra’s broad experience before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office also includes drafting petitions in post-grant contested proceedings, including reexamination and inter partes review proceedings, representing both requestor and patent owner. In addition, she has litigated complex patent cases in U.S. district courts where she assisted clients with patent validity and infringement analysis, conducting depositions, preparing fact and expert witnesses for deposition and trial, drafting contentions and motions, as well as pre- and post-trial practice.

Her legal practice has also included pro bono work in the areas of veterans’ benefits, copyright, and trademark law.

Before entering law school, Chitra worked at a global healthcare company, managing information technology solutions on a multi-national scale.

Chitra received her J.D. from American University Washington College of Law, and holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University.

 

CONTACT
T 415.646.4681
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BAR ADMISSIONS
State Bar:California, New Jersey, New York, District of Columbia
U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
EDUCATION
American University Washington College of Law(2010, J.D.)
Carnegie Mellon University (2004, B.S.)
News
MAYNARD COOPER & GALE ADDS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ATTORNEY TO GROWING SAN FRANCISCO OFFICE
Maynard Cooper & Gale is pleased to welcome Chitra M. Kalyanaraman as Of Counsel in the firm’s San Francisco office where she will be a member of the Intellectual P...