Meena focuses her practice on intellectual property litigation. She has handled all aspects of litigation, including drafting pleadings and briefs, and brings to her role prior experience drafting and prosecuting US and international patents and responding to patent office actions. Meena has experience in a broad range of technology areas, including machine learning, malware detection, cybersecurity, networking hardware and software, wireless networks, data encryption, and computer programming.
Prior to joining Mintz, Meena served as an assistant district attorney with the Kings County District Attorney’s Office in Brooklyn, New York, where she worked on misdemeanor hearings and trials as well as grand jury presentations of felony cases. Earlier, she was a patent agent in the New York office of a California-based global law firm and a technical advisor and patent agent at an international law firm based in New York.
In law school, Meena served as executive articles editor of the Brooklyn Journal of International Law as well as an intern with the Children’s Law Center in Brooklyn and the Kings County District Attorney’s Office. While earning her bachelor’s degree, Meena studied uses for auditory game cues in iPhone applications as a student researcher at the University of North Carolina through the Computing Research Association’s Distributed Research Experiences for Undergraduates program. She was also twice a summer science research fellow at Bryn Mawr College, where she studied recurrent artificial neural networks and assessed the use of a humanoid robot in a computer science course.
- Brooklyn Law School (JD, cum laude)
- Haverford College (BS, Computer Science)
Recognition & Awards
- CALI Excellence for the Future Award: Patent Prosecution (2016)
- CALI Excellence for the Future Award: Fundamentals of Legal Drafting (2015)
- Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society