Priya Persaud

Priya Persaud

Attorney

Washington, DC

Main: 202.824.3302 Fax:

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Priya’s practice is primarily focused on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications across a wide array of technologies in the electronics and computer fields, including computer software, mobile devices, artificial intelligence systems, wireless systems, and security and authentication systems .

Priya is a recent graduate of Rutgers Law School, where she worked as a student attorney in the Rutgers Intellectual Property Law Clinic counseling a variety of clients on trademark, copyright, and patent matters. She served as the senior articles editor of the Rutgers Law Review and authored a student note entitled “Protecting Against Ultron: Exploring the Potential Criminal Liability of Self-Programming Deep Learning Machines.” Priya also participated in the Asian/Pacific-American Law Student Association, serving one term as co-chair.

Prior to law school, Priya earned bachelor’s degrees in computer science, jurisprudence, and political science from Montclair State University in Montclair, New Jersey. Her profound interest in studying law and artificial intelligence inspired many of her undergraduate research projects and fueled her interest in attending and presenting at research conferences.  

Priya is a member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association and its Artificial Intelligence subcommittee.

Priya is admitted to practice in the State of New Jersey. Practice in the District of Columbia is limited to matters and proceedings before federal courts and agencies.

Published Articles

  • Montclair State University
    2017, B.S., Computer Science
    2017, B.A., Political Science
    2017, B.A., Jurisprudence
  • Rutgers Law School
    2020, J.D.

Bar Admissions

  • 2021, New Jersey

Court Admissions

  • Supreme Court of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

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