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Background

Dalia Kothari is an associate in the litigation group of Fish & Richardson’s Silicon Valley office and was previously a summer associate of the firm. Her practice focuses on patent and commercial litigation in a variety of industries, and she has assisted in fact discovery, depositions, and drafting motions in litigation involving software and semiconductors. In her commercial litigation practice, Ms. Kothari has drafted pleadings and motions, attended court conferences and hearings, and acted as a liaison with opposing counsel and co-defendants. She has experience litigating in both state and federal courts.

In the biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and medical devices fields, Ms. Kothari has experience with prior art searching, drafting pleadings, motions, and expert reports, document production and review, fact discovery, expert discovery, depositions, claim construction, summary judgment, pre-trial motions, trial, and damages. In addition, she has also assisted in enforcing trademark protection in litigation involving retail clothing.

Prior to joining Fish, Ms. Kothari served as a Civil Division Law Clerk at the United States Attorney’s office. While in this position, she drafted jurisdiction, procedural history, and statement of case sections for a Ninth Circuit brief, researched legal issues and drafted memoranda, and observed voir dire, trials, depositions, and early neutral evaluations. She also worked as a legal extern in a pro bono program in which she helped clients apply for asylum and green cards.

During her undergraduate years, Ms. Kothari was a research fellow in immunology research and neurobiology and law research.

Education

J.D., Stanford Law School 2014
Senior Editor and Notes Committee Member, Stanford Law Review; Associate Editor, Stanford Law and Policy Review


B.S., California Institute of Technology 2011
Biology
Undergraduate Research Fellowships in Immunology and Neurobiology and Law Research
with honors

Admissions

  • California 2014
  • Arizona 2016
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California

Other Distinctions

Publications
“Communicating with Vegetative State Patients: The Role of Neuroimaging in American Disability Law,” 66 STANFORD L. REV. 1451 (2014).