Namita S. Dhawan

Namita Dhawan
Namita Dhawan is an associate in the IP Litigation and Patent Prosecution and Counseling Practice Areas in the San Francisco Office. Her practice focuses 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 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
  • B.S. Molecular and Cellular Biology University of California at Berkeley 2013

Bar Admissions

  • California