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  • Speaker, Fast Tracking Green Patent Applications, Global IP Convention , New Delhi, India, January 2012
  • Author and Presenter, A Novel Integration Platform with On-board Thin-Film Heaters for Single-Mode Fiber-Pigtailed Photonic Devices, 15th LEOS annual meeting, Glasgow, Scotland, 2002
  • Author and Presenter, Suspended Waveguide-Based Tunable Integrated Optical Filters on Indium Phosphide MEMS Platform, American Vacuum Society’s 51st Annual International Symposium, Anaheim, CA, 2004
  • Author and Presenter, Wavelength-Selective Integrated Optical MEMS Filter in InP, IEEE 18th International conference on Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS2005), Miami Beach, FL, January 2005


  • Santa Clara University School of Law (J.D. 2016); Witkin Award for Academic Excellence for paper on World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO); judicial extern, Hon. Beth Labson Freeman, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

    University of Maryland, College Park (M.S. 1999, Ph.D. 2002), Electrical and Computer Engineering; award for best presentation, Electrical Engineering Seminar Series

    Jadavpur University (B.E. 1995), Electrical Engineering


  • Women's Intellectual Property Law Association (WIPLA)
  • Silicon Valley Intellectual Property Law Association (SVIPLA)
  • Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • The Indus Entrepreneur (TiE Silicon Valley chapter)
  • Women in Engineering


  • California
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office