Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
Monica Grewal’s practice focuses on helping clients identify and protect their intellectual property with an emphasis on strategically building their patent portfolios and intellectual property litigation. She is an experienced attorney who has represented a variety of technology clients, particularly those in the technical and medical fields. Over the course of her career, she has advised on all aspects of intellectual property and has represented clients in patent litigation in Federal Courts and before the International Trade Commission. Ms. Grewal serves as co-chair of WilmerHale’s Diversity Committee.
With respect to patent advice and prosecution, Ms. Grewal has written patent applications in a wide range of technology areas including: medical devices and procedures, imaging technologies for surgical and diagnostic applications, spectroscopic applications, semi-conductor fabrication, gas turbine engine applications, optics, control systems, computer networking, signal processing, business methods, and other software and telecommunications based technologies.
Ms. Grewal has experience with patent litigation in the International Trade Commission (ITC) and in the Federal Courts, involving various aspects of digital camera technology, computer software and hardware, GPS technology, signal processing, electronic devices and wireless communications technology. She has represented clients such as Eastman Kodak Company, Broadcom and Intel in a variety of jurisdictions.
Her recent experience includes being part of the teams that:
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Grewal was a partner at a local general practice firm, where she co-founded the intellectual property group. Ms. Grewal also worked at two intellectual property boutique firms and served as an in-house intellectual property attorney at Pratt & Whitney Aircraft. Additionally, Ms. Grewal was a former engineer at United Technologies Corporation, Hamilton Standard Division, where she was involved in a variety of United States space programs, including the advanced testing of the NASA spacesuit and shuttle environmental control systems.
Ms. Grewal is the recipient of the several honors and awards including: Recognition of Exemplary Contribution—NASA JSC Crew & Thermal Systems Division (1995) and NASA Group Achievement Award—STS 61 Hubble Telescope Repair Mission (1994).