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Catherine Rajwani

Principal Attorney

Catherine Rajwani is an intellectual property lawyer and a registered patent attorney. Ms. Rajwani handles a full range of IP issues in her practice including patent, trademark, and copyright disputes, portfolio evaluation and protection, and patent license transactions. She has participated in all phases of litigation, from pre-litigation counseling through trial and appeal, in federal courts across the country. She has handled numerous trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Ms. Rajwani also handles federal and state court complex business litigation matters and is well versed in alternate dispute resolution proceedings.

Ms. Rajwani graduated in the top 5% of her class at Baylor Law School and served as a law clerk to the Honorable David C. Godbey, United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas (2002-2003). She has a degree in chemical engineering from Columbia University and worked as a process and project engineer at a prominent chemical and gas company prior to entering law school. She was named a Texas Rising Star in 2006, 2007 and 2008 by the Texas Super Lawyers publication and a New England Rising Star in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 in both the New England Super Lawyers publication and Boston magazine. Ms. Rajwani was honored as a 40 under 40 recipient in 2010 by the Worcester Business Journal based on career successes, community involvement and commitment to making a difference.

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Catherine Rajwani

Principal Attorney

Patents

  • Represented mobile application provider as a defendant in a patent infringement action in U.S. District Court (Delaware)
  • Represented audio visual equipment manufacturer as a plaintiff in two patent infringement actions in U.S. District Court (Massachusetts)
  • Represented glass and coating manufacturer as a defendant in patent infringement litigation through trial in U.S. District Court (E.D. of Tennessee) and appeal to the Federal Circuit
  • Represented consumer products inventor in patent inventorship dispute in U.S. District Court (S.D. New York)
  • Represented software as a solution provider as a defendant in patent infringement action in U.S. District Court (Massachusetts)
  • Represented semiconductor manufacturer as a defendant in patent “troll” litigation in U.S. District Court (N.D. California)
  • Represented leading telecommunications provider in multi-defendant “troll” litigation in U.S. District Court (E.D. Texas)

Trademarks

  • Represented apparel reseller as a defendant in a trademark infringement matter in U.S. District Court (Arizona) and in opposition before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board
  • Represented medical services provider as a plaintiff in a trademark infringement action in Massachusetts Superior Court
  • Represented nutrition/supplement provider in three opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board
  • Represented manufacturer of guitars and guitar parts as a plaintiff in a declaratory judgment action concerning allegations of trademark infringement in U.S. District Court (Massachusetts)
  • Represented chauffeured transportation provider as defendant in a preliminary injunction hearing and trademark infringement litigation in U.S. District Court (Massachusetts)
  • Represented numerous clients in policing of trademarks and responding to cease and desist communications

Other Intellectual Property Litigation

  • Represented various defendants in copyright “troll” litigation related to bittorrent protocol in U.S. District Court (Massachusetts)
  • Represented inventor employee in defense of theft of trade secret claims (Delaware Chancery Court)
  • Represented commercial heater manufacturer as plaintiff in misappropriation of trade secrets claims in U.S. District Court (Massachusetts)
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