Sunita combines a strong scientific background with 10 years of industry experience with a global technology company.
She conducts patent infringement and invalidity analyses, prepares and prosecutes patent applications, and provides client counseling across a diverse array of interdisciplinary and emergent technologies that include:
- Brain-machine and neural interfaces, cognitive monitoring and tracking, biometrics, and bio-sensors.
- Artificial intelligence, neuromorphic computing, and machine learning.
- Semiconductors, optoelectronics, MEMS, microfluidic devices, nanomaterials and manufacturing, and IC design.
- Proximity and geo-spatial technologies, big data and predictive analytics, edge/fog computing, and blockchain.
- Signal processing, processors, wired and wireless networks.
While at MIT’s Technology Licensing Office, Sunita assessed patentability and commercial viability of invention disclosures, and assisted with strategic portfolio management, the development of licensing strategies and patent prosecution of MIT’s biotechnology patent portfolios related to genetic engineering for nanostructure synthesis, cell imaging, plant nanobionics and nanoparticle design for biological applications.
As a design engineer at Intel Corporation, Sunita contributed to the definition, development and implementation of over seven microprocessors, including the Pentium 3, first and second generation Pentium 4, and Itanium microprocessors. A key contributor on IC design automation software used for Xscale and Centrino microprocessors, Sunita also provided technical guidance for Intel’s design teams in Israel, India, Russia and Malaysia. During her tenure at Intel, Sunita received numerous awards in recognition of technical excellence and delivery of innovative solutions critical to achieving project milestones.
* Sunita is admitted to practice in the state of Massachusetts. Practice in the District of Columbia is limited to matters and proceedings before federal courts and agencies.
- B.S. 1996, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University
- M.S. 1996, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University
- J.D. 2014, Boston College
- 2014, Massachusetts
- Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office