Catherine Rajwani, Special Counsel

Catherine Rajwani provides special intellectual property counsel services in Delaware to Berger Harris clients. Catherine is an intellectual property lawyer and a registered patent attorney.  She is a Principal Attorney at the Massachusetts-based Harbor Law Group, an intellectual property firm. She handles a full range of IP issues, including patent, trademark, and copyright disputes, portfolio evaluation and protection, and patent license transactions. She has participated in all phases of litigation, from pre-litigation counseling through trial and appeal, in federal courts across the country. Catherine has handled numerous trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. She also represents clients in federal and state court complex business litigation matters and is well versed in alternate dispute resolution proceedings.

Catherine graduated in the top 5% of her class at Baylor Law School and served as a law clerk to the Honorable David C. Godbey, United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas (2002-2003). She has a degree in chemical engineering from Columbia University and worked as a process and project engineer at a prominent chemical and gas company prior to entering law school. She was named a Texas Rising Star in 2006 through 2008 by the Texas Super Lawyers publication and a New England Rising Star in 2010 through 2013 in both the New England Super Lawyers publication and Boston magazine. Catherine was honored as a 40 under 40 recipient in 2010 by the Worcester Business Journal.

Education

  • J.D., Baylor University School of Law
  • B.S., Columbia University – Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science

Admitted to Practice

  • Massachusetts
  • Texas (inactive)
  • Federal Circuit
  • District of Massachusetts
  • Northern District of Texas (inactive)
  • Eastern District of Texas (inactive)
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Memberships and Awards

  • New England Rising Star designation for 2010-2013
  • Texas Rising Star for 2006-2008
  • “Top Women Attorneys Massachusetts’ Outstanding Young Lawyers Recognized for excellence by peers in the legal community. These exceptional lawyers have impressive records of professional achievement and ethical standards” 2013 and 2014
  • Worcester Bar Association, co-chair of intellectual property committee 2009-2012
  • Member of the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys
  • Salvation Army, Chair of the Advisory Council (2012-14), Vice Chair of the Advisory Council (2011-12), Advisory Council Member (2008-11)

Judicial Clerkship

  • Law clerk to the Honorable David C. Godbey, United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas (2002-2003)