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Ajita Shukla is an associate in the Washington D.C. office and a member of the Firm's Intellectual Property Group. Her practice focuses on transactional work for major international pharmaceutical companies, biotech start-ups and individual inventors.
Ms. Shukla has represented clients in a wide range of industries and technologies including, pharmaceutical, medical device, electrical and computer, entertainment, consumer goods and fashion. She has advised clients regarding intellectual property-related aspects of various transactions including those involving: intellectual property licensing, software licensing, collaboration agreements, development agreements, sales and e-commerce, brand protection, music royalties and right of publicity licensing. As a complement to her transactional work, Ms. Shukla has extensive experience litigating complex intellectual property disputes in federal courts, the International Court of Arbitration, the International Trade Commission and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.
Prior to earning her law degree, Ms. Shukla worked as a scientist in the pharmaceutical industry.