Shweta Kumar

Georgetown University Law Center

Shweta Kumar is a clinical teaching fellow in the Intellectual Property and Information Policy (iPIP) Clinic at Georgetown Law. Her areas of research interest include patent law, FDA law, health privacy, and access to medicine. Prior to joining Georgetown, Shweta practiced intellectual property litigation at Goodwin Procter LLP in Washington, D.C. Her experience includes representing clients in district court litigation and proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), spanning a broad range of technologies, including pharmaceutical sciences, 3D printers, and software. She also has experience working with the Intellectual Property Section of the Department of Justice, defending the government in patent cases brought under 28 U.S.C. § 1498. Shweta is a member of the ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law (ABA-IPL) and a 2022-2024 ABA-IPL Young Lawyer Fellow. During law school, Shweta served as Editor-in-Chief of the Virginia Journal of Law & Technology and took part in the law school’s Patent Clinic. She received her J.D. from UVA Law, and B.S. in Neuroscience from the College of William & Mary.

Presentation (PPTX format): Subverting Sovereign Immunity