Namita S. Dhawan

Namita Dhawan

Namita Dhawan focuses her practice on IP litigation, patent prosecution, and counseling, with a particular concentration on pharmaceuticals. Prior to joining the firm, Namita worked for a nonprofit organization whose mission is to combat specific patent protection-induced price monopolies. During her tenure, Namita reviewed U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) file prosecution histories to understand the USPTO's treatment of pharmaceuticals.

Namita was also co-president of the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund while at Harvard Law School. During her undergraduate studies, Namita worked in a neuroendocrinology laboratory during which she co-authored "Effects of Pinealectomy and Short Day Lengths on Reproduction and Neuronal RFRP-3, Kisspeptin, and GnRH in Female Turkish Hamsters," published in the Journal of Biological Rhythms.




  • J.D. Harvard Law School 2018
    • Co-president, Student Animal Legal Defense Fund
  • B.S. Molecular and Cellular Biology University of California at Berkeley 2013

Bar Admissions

  • California