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Lowenstein Sandler LLP

Madhumita Datta,

Madhumita Datta,



  • Patent Counseling & Prosecution
  • Technology & Media Transactions
  • Privacy & Cybersecurity
  • Seed Stage Investing & Startups

WSG Practice Industries


Lowenstein Sandler LLP
California, U.S.A.


Mita is an intellectual property lawyer providing clients with sophisticated patent advice and counsel. She serves clients ranging from startups to established corporations, providing services that include U.S. and international patent prosecution, patent portfolio management and counseling, analysis of patent validity and potential infringement, and IP transactional and litigation support.

Mita’s experience includes managing a patent portfolio of 500+ domestic and international cases for institutional clients. She is valued for her ability to expedite patent prosecutions by leveraging the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s (USPTO) fast tracking provisions and special pilot programs. Mita has also assessed patent liability issues in the context of technology licensing, conducted IP due diligence for corporate mergers and acquisitions, and provided research and drafted various documents (such as discovery requests, expert rebuttal reports, and motions to compel) for IP litigations.

With an extensive technical background in electrical and computer engineering, Mita drafts and prosecutes original patent applications and provides other patent-related services regarding a broad array of technological products and services. These include complex electronic and optoelectronic devices and circuits, thin film batteries and electrochromic devices, simulation and software tools, microelectronic and nanoelectronic circuits, biosensors, smartphones, tracking and navigation devices, blockchain technology, artificial intelligence, social networking platforms, and internet commerce.

Recipient of a National Science Foundation research grant, Mita patented optoelectronic device integration and packaging technology, which was later transferred to the NSA’s Microelectronics Research Laboratory. She is the author of numerous legal and scientific articles and an experienced speaker at academic conferences.

Mita is registered to practice in California and before the USPTO. She is fluent in Bengali, English, and Hindi.

Bar Admissions

    United States Patent and Trademark Office


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
Areas of Practice

Patent Counseling & Prosecution | Privacy & Cybersecurity | Seed Stage Investing & Startups | Technology & Media Transactions | The Tech Group | Trademarks, Copyrights & Trade Secrets | Venture Capital & Tech M&A

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Speaking Engagements

Copresenter: M. Dagenais

Copresenters: M. W. Pruessner, D. P. Kelly, and R. Ghodssi

Copresenters: M.W. Pruessner, K. Amarnath, J. McGee, S. Kanakaraju, and R. Ghodssi

Professional Associations

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


Co-authored by B. P. Collins, D. Jaffer, and S. Burks

Co-authored by B. P. Collins, D. H. Jaffer, and S. Burks

Co-authored by B.P. Collins

Co-authored by S. A. Merritt and M. Dagenais

Co-authored by R. D. Whaley and M. Dagenais

Co-authored by Z. Hu and M. Dagenais

Coauthored by M. Dagenais

Co-authored by M. Pruessner, D. Kelly, and R. Ghodssi

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