Karishma Jiva Cartwright

Karishma Jiva Cartwright

Pierce Atwood LLP

Recognized since 2021

Boston, Massachusetts

Practice Areas

Intellectual Property Law

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Karishma Jiva Cartwright focuses her practice on drafting and prosecuting software-based patent applications, including machine-learning algorithms and AI systems, for large and small corporations, startups, and universities. She also has experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications in the U.S. and foreign jurisdictions for the following technology areas: business methods, financial methods, network communications, electronics, medical devices, and mechanical systems.

Before joining Pierce Atwood, Karishma was an associate in the Intellectual Property Group at McCarter & English LLP. Prior to that, she was an associate at a boutique IP firm, where she prepared and prosecuted patent applications for startups and technology companies in Silicon Valley.

Contact & Links
  • 100 Summer Street
    Boston, MA 02110
  • University of New Hampshire, L.L.M, graduated 2012
  • University of New Hampshire (Concord), J.D. with honors, graduated 2012
  • Georgia Institute of Technology, B.S. with honors, graduated 2007
Bar Admissions
  • United States, California
  • United States, Massachusetts
  • South Asian Bar Association of Greater Boston (SABA GB) - Board of Directors 2016 - 2019
  • South Asian Bar Association of Greater Boston (SABA GB) - Vice President 2018 - 2019
Court Admissions
  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office

Pierce Atwood LLP
Headquarters: Portland, Maine

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Recognized in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America 2024 for work in:
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Included in Best Lawyers “Ones to Watch” for Intellectual Property Law (2021-2022)


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