Sarita Venkat is Senior Counsel at Apple Inc., where she manages complex, high-risk patent and commercial litigations worldwide. She has secured multiple trial wins, and managed numerous cases to favorable resolutions in the U.S. and abroad on behalf of Apple. Prior to joining Apple, she handled pharmaceutical and medical device litigation worldwide at Abbott Laboratories Inc. including Hatch Waxman cases in the U.S., and defending the company’s IP in Europe, Asia, South America and Russia. She is a registered patent attorney, has a B.S. in Biology and a minor in Psychology.
She is an active member of ChIPs, has been named a Corporate IP Star by Managing IP and has been presented with the Corporate Counsel award by the South Asian Bar Association. She is admitted to practice in Illinois, California, and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. She is supported by her much better half and two very rambunctious boys, ages 4 and 5.