Sumaiya Sharmeen

Education

University of Toronto (B.Sc., 2007)
University of Toronto (M.S., 2010)
Osgoode Hall Law School (J.D., 2014)

Bar Admissions

Ontario
California

Sumaiya Sharmeen counsels clients in complex IP litigation matters in the hardware, software, medical device, biotechnology, and pharmaceutical industries.

Ms. Sharmeen is a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property Group.  She applies her degrees in medical biophysics, genetics, and biotechnology to assist clients in intellectual property litigation matters, including trade secrets and patent litigation, preparing infringement and validity analysis, and serving as second chair counsel in fact and expert depositions and motions.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Sharmeen was an attorney in Toronto, where she focused on IP litigation as well as strategic IP counseling.  She has litigated before the state and federal trial courts on a wide-range of technologies, including biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and information technology.  In addition to her litigation practice, Ms. Sharmeen has advised clients on strategic transactional issues and patent licensing discussions.  

Ms. Sharmeen is admitted to practice in California and Ontario (Canada).  In addition to her degrees, she earned a certificate in Artificial Intelligence from UC Berkeley Law.

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