Naina Soni

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About Naina

Naina Soni focuses her practice on intellectual property litigation with an emphasis on patent litigation. She represents both established industry giants and disruptive startups covering a broad range of technologies, including pharmaceuticals, surgical sealants, biomedical devices, telecommunications software, social networking, and home security system software.

Naina’s litigation experience extends to all aspects of patent litigation, including trial and pre-trial preparation, motions practice and oral argument, extensive legal research, fact and expert witness depositions, and discovery, as well as inter partes review proceedings. Naina also has substantive trial experience in Federal district court, including in the District of Delaware and the Eastern District of Texas and has taken the direct examination of witnesses at trial. Most recently, Naina served on trial teams in the District of Delaware that secured defense victories for her clients― jury verdicts of invalidity and non-infringement. Naina also maintains a pro bono practice, assisting clients on asylum and civil rights issues.   

While at Duke Law School, she served as lead articles/publications editor for Law and Contemporary Problems. She also worked with clients to prepare wills and powers of attorneys and represented clients in guardianship cases and Social Security disability cases as a part of the law school’s Health Justice Clinic.


Duke University School of Law
JD, 2016

Duke University
MA, 2016, Bioethics and Science Policy

University of Maryland, College Park
BA, 2013, Government and Politics, with High Honors

University of Maryland, College Park
BS, 2013, Biology - Cell Biology and Genetics

Rankings & accolades

Washington DC Super Lawyers: Rising Star in IP Litigation (2020-2022)