Cloutier Global is a full services Technology Law Firm founded by Priya Cloutier. After working for large law firms, Priya chose to pursue her passion of working with start-ups and emerging companies helping them build their business. Priya's background is in Nuclear Engineering. Prior to becoming a lawyer, she spent many years developing methods to measure and manage nuclear and chemical waste. She has worked at Los Alamos National Engineering Laboratories, Idaho National Engineering Laboratories, and Hanford. Priya’s engineering experience helped her find a passion for clean technologies and energy, economic improvement, and bringing new ideas to the world.
Priya focuses her practice on the procurement and enforcement of domestic and international patents, trademarks and copyrights. Her experience includes various technical areas such as aerospace, hybrid and electrical engines, architecture and construction, medical devices, agriculture, food, and energy systems. Priya devotes much of her time to managing and coordinating global patent portfolios of various clients, both domestic and international companies, including the preparation and prosecution of patent applications before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. She also counsels clients in avoiding infringement of patents of others and frequently opines with regard to the infringement and/or validity of individual patents, or advises as to a strategy for avoiding the patent portfolios of others.
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