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Dr. Jayashree Mitra

New York

Dr. Jayashree Mitra focuses on patent and product liability litigation, IPR and PGR proceedings, and trade secret matters.  She works in federal courts, and before the International Trade Commission.

Dr. Mitra has experience with intellectual property transactional matters, including technology agreements and M&A due diligence.  She also manages U.S. and international privacy matters.  She is a Certified Information Privacy Professional/U.S. private-sector.

Dr. Mitra often works in relation to the pharmaceutical industry.  She also possesses experience relating to software and emerging technologies.  She has a keen interest in the blockchain space.

Prior to attending law school, Dr. Mitra engaged in research in neuropharmacology at Yale University.  She also worked as a professional writer, advising clients in the pharmaceutical industry concerning the messaging and positioning of drugs in the therapeutic marketplace.

Dr. Mitra engages in extensive pro-bono work, including criminal appeals and death penalty work.

Notable Representations

  • Represented a global pharmaceutical company in patent litigation in U.S. federal court involving enforcement of patents covering client’s drug for treatment of epilepsy and pain, achieving victory at trial where the patents were held valid and infringed.
  • Represented a global pharmaceutical company in patent litigation in U.S. federal court involving patents relating to a drug for treatment of depression.
  • Advised a global pharmaceutical company in patent litigations across multiple foreign jurisdictions on patents in the respective countries covering a drug for treatment of epilepsy and pain.
  • Represented a major pharmaceutical company in a State Attorney General suit involving claims under the Sherman Act, as well as state antitrust and consumer protection claims.
  • Represented a major pharmaceutical company in multi-state pricing fraud litigation relating to Medicaid reimbursement involving state and federal false claims acts, state consumer protection statutes, and common law fraud.

Notable Publicatons

  • Author, The Fifth Amendment Versus Compelled Production of Encrypted Data, ABA SECTION OF LITIGATION PRETRIAL PRACTICE & DISCOVERY, November 15, 2012.
  • Author, Supreme Court Re-affirms Presumption of Patent Validity: Practice Notes from Microsoft v. i4i, AIPPI (JOURNAL OF THE JAPANESE GROUP OF THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE PROTECTION OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY), Vol. 56, No. 10, 2011.
  • Author, ‘Clear and Convincing’ or Something Less? Challenging the Evidentiary Burden for Proving Invalidity, AIPPI, Vol. 56, No. 4, 2011.
  • Co-author, Finding the Mastermind in Joint Infringement Suits, LAW360,  December 21, 2010.


Bengali, Hindi


Northwestern University School of Law
J.D., 2008
Honors: Law Review

Yale University
Ph.D., Pharmacology, 2003

All India Institute of Medical Sciences
M.S., Physiology, 1996

Rammohan College
University of Calcutta, India
B.S., Physiology, 1994

Bar Admissions

New York

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court – S. District of NY
U.S. District Court – E. District of NY