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Ramya Auroprem


Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider

Ramya Auroprem is an associate in the Intellectual Property group in Axinn’s San Francisco office. Her practice focuses on patent litigation in district courts and Section 337 Investigations at the International Trade Commission. Ramya has handled matters involving 3G/4G cellular communications standards, cloud technology, and on behalf of both originator and generic pharmaceutical clients.

Prior to joining Axinn, Ramya was a judicial extern for the Hon. Elizabeth D. Laporte in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California and a research assistant for Prof. Andrea Chandrasekher. She holds a BS in Chemical Biology from the University of California, Berkeley and served as an Executive Editor of the UC Davis Law Review, President of the King Hall Intellectual Property Law Association, and a member of the King Hall Moot Court Honors Board.

Recent Articles by Ramya Auroprem

Potential Shifts in Section 337 Precedent: What The Data Tells Us

The U.S. International Trade Commission (the “Commission”) is typically made up of six individual commissioners, but after Commissioner Randolph Stayin’s unexpected return to private practice last year, there are now just four. As a result, upcoming changes to the make-up of the Commission may cause a shift in the Commission’s positions on various legal issues. What happens next is anyone’s guess, but a careful analysis of Commission opinions can help unearth possible future changes in precedent.