Partner, Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP (LinkedIn)

Karthika Perumal is a Technology Transactions Partner with Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP. Karthika’s practice involves all aspects of technology law with an emphasis on the protection, acquisition, and monetization of intellectual property. She advises clients on patent and transactional matters in the energy and healthcare sectors across a wide range of technologies. She leverages her background in scientific research and technology transfer to help clients meet their business objectives at every stage of product development. Karthika handles a variety of transactions, including multiparty collaborations, joint ventures, manufacturing, supply, distribution, and software development, service, and support agreements. She has developed commercialization strategies for several technologies, and participated in the structuring and financing of six startup companies for various pharmaceutical, medical device, and informatics products.

Karthika has a Ph.D. in Pharmacology from the Baylor College of Medicine and a JD from the University of Houston Law Center. She has been recognized by Texas Super Lawyers® as a Rising Star in Intellectual Property for 2018-2021. Karthika serves on the Board of Directors of the Licensing Executives Society (USA & Canada) and also serves as the Secretary of the Honorable Nancy Atlas Inn of Court. Karthika was also part of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Fellows class of 2020.