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Siri Rao

Associate

srao@crowell.com
Phone: +1 202.624.2602
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004-2595

Siri Rao is an associate in Crowell & Moring’s Washington, D.C. office. She is a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property Group.

Siri received her J.D. from The George Washington University Law School in 2017, where she was a member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association Quarterly Journal. During law school, Siri interned at the International Trade Commission and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, Office of Special Masters. She received the law school’s Pro Bono Recognition Award at graduation for contributing more than 100 hours of pro bono legal services during her time in law school. Prior to law school, Siri worked as a research assistant at the Food and Drug Administration in Silver Spring, MD. Siri earned her B.S. in biomedical engineering from The George Washington University.

Representative Engagements

  • Siemens Industry Inc. v. Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies, No. 1:16-cv-284 (D. Del.) Represented plaintiff Siemens in patent-infringement action involving Positive Train Control (PTC)-related patents. Jury awarded Siemens nearly $6.7 million.
  • Waters Tech., Inc. & Waters Corp., Inc. v. Agilent Techs., Inc., No. 18-1450-MN (D. Del.) – Representing Agilent in a patent infringement suit on n-glycan labeling reagent.
  • Lonza Walkersville, Inc. v. Cellular Dynamics International, Inc., No. 1:16-cv-01304 (D. Del.) – Represent Lonza Walkersville, Inc. in an infringement suit involving seven stem-cell related patents.

Education

  • The George Washington University, B.S. biomedical engineering (2013)
  • The George Washington University Law School, J.D. (2017)

Affiliations

Admitted to practice: District of Columbia, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

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Harlem Park Residents Sue Baltimore Police, Former Commissioner, Over Drastic, Multi-Day Lockdown (Nov.25.2019)
Firm News / Announcement
"Stalking Social Media: The Rise in Counterfeit Products and Intellectual Property Concerns," FashionUnited (October 4, 2019). Authors: David Ervin and Siri Rao.
Publication
LITIGATION NOTE: Crowell & Moring Client Agilent Successfully Rebuts Preliminary Injunction Because Patent Likely Invalid (Oct.04.2019)
Firm News / Announcement
"Medical Marijuana Companies Can Protect Trade Secrets Under Pennsylvania’s Right-to-Know Law," Crowell & Moring's Trade Secrets Trends (October 2, 2019). Authors: Siri Rao, Raija Horstman and Laura Schwartz.
Publication
Siemens Train Control Patent Award Boosted To $14.2M Law360 (August 19, 2019)
In the News
"Restrictive Covenants in the Third Circuit," Crowell & Moring's Trade Secrets Trends (April 22, 2019). Authors: Siri Rao and Julia Milewski.
Publication
"Vigilance as a Virtue: Lessons To Be Learned from the Coda Development v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Case," Trade Secrets Alert (February 28, 2019). Contacts: Mark A. Klapow, Anne Elise Herold Li, Siri Rao
Client Alert / Newsletter
"Unfair Business Practices: Another Avenue for Relief?," Crowell & Moring's Trade Secrets Trends (February 21, 2019). Authors: Siri Rao and Laura Schwartz.
Publication
LITIGATION NOTE: Crowell & Moring Client Siemens Mobility Inc. Awarded $6.7 Million in IP Suit (Jan.25.2019)
Firm News / Announcement
"Copycat-Eye? Copyright Protection In The Beauty Industry," FashionUnited (January 3, 2019). Authors: Preetha Chakrabarti, and Siri Rao.
Publication

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