Topic: Research Ideas to Market
Presenter: Parvathi Kota, Ph.D., J.D.
Founder & Managing Attorney, Kota Law PLLC
•Protecting inventions through intellectual property
•Career opportunities in intellectual property law
Target audience – Middle/High school/College students, researchers, software developers, and
Parvathi Kota, Ph.D., J.D is a registered patent attorney with an extensive science
background. Dr. Kota's practice focuses on intellectual property licensing, patent portfolio
management, preparation and prosecution of U.S. and foreign patent applications, opinion work,
due diligence, inter partes review, and patent litigation.
Dr. Kota has more than fifteen years of research experience in biochemistry, molecular biology,
genetic engineering, enzymology, protein chemistry, and biotechnology. She worked as a
research scientist in the laboratory of Nobel Laureate Professor Har Gobind Khorana at
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she studied structure-function relationships in
rhodopsin. Dr. Kota’s postdoctoral work with Dr. Richard Dixon focused on the genetic
modification of lignin biosynthesis in alfalfa. She identified new substrates for key enzymes in the
lignin biosynthesis and proposed a new pathway for alfalfa. Dr. Kota’s doctoral dissertation
focused on the purification and regulation of photosynthetic enzymes.
Dr. Kota published several articles in peer-reviewed science journals. She has been invited to
present her research at several national and international scientific meetings. She also served
as a reviewer for the U.S. Department of Agriculture grant applications and for scientific
journals. She received several awards for her academic excellence. While at MIT, Dr. Kota
taught an advanced undergraduate seminar course on G-protein coupled receptors.
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|Presented By||NRIVA Education Committee|
|Co-Chair(s)||Srinivas Kota, Satish Roddom, Neelima Boddu, Sri Veeravelli|
|Members||Venkata Kolipaka, Madhav, Ram Batchu, Harikrishna Menta, Sindhura Polasanapalli, Vaidehi Saladi, Ravi Aitha|
Dr. Rojanandam Samudrala