Maynard Cooper & Gale is honored to announce Sasha Rao, Partner and Chair of Maynard Cooper’s Intellectual Property Practice was named one of Daily Journal’s Top Intellectual Property Lawyers for 2019. The Daily Journal’s annual Top IP list recognizes California attorneys who provide innovative and winning strategies for clients’ intellectual property matters. This list is comprised from hundreds of nominations submitted statewide, with the honorees selected by editors based on the impact of their work in intellectual property.
Rao is a seasoned intellectual property lawyer with an established record of success for some of the world’s leading companies. She is registered to practice in the United States Patent and Trademark Ofﬁce and represents clients in Patent Ofﬁce trials, including covered business method (CBM) and inter partes review (IPR) post-grant invalidity challenges available under America Invents Act.
Other awards received by Rao in the Intellectual Property practice include 2019 Intellectual Property Trailblazer by the National Law Journal and recognition from Chambers USA in the area of Intellectual Property (2018). Her success and talents in the IP ﬁeld have also earned her recognition by The Best Lawyers in America© in the area of Litigation: Intellectual Property for 2017 and 2018. The Recorder has recognized Rao as one of the “Women Leaders in Tech Law.” four times (2013, 2014, 2017 and 2018). Rao was also recognized as an “IP Star” by Managing IP magazine (2013–2018); one of the “Top 250 Women in IP” by IP Stars (2013–2018).