Monica Grewal earned her B.S. degree in engineering from Trinity College in 1987 and an M.S. degree in electrical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.  She began her career as a systems engineer at United Technologies Corporation, Hamilton Standard Division, where she was involved in a variety of United States space programs, including the advanced testing of the NASA spacesuit and shuttle environmental control systems. In 1995, she transitioned to the legal department of Pratt & Whitney Aircraft where she served as an in-house intellectual property attorney focusing on patent prosecution and litigation. She is currently a partner in the Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr’s Intellectual Property Department, and a member of the Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Group.  Her practice focuses on helping clients identify and protect their intellectual property with an emphasis on strategically building their patent portfolios and intellectual property litigation.

With respect to patent advice and prosecution, Ms. Grewal has written patent applications in a wide range of technology areas including: medical devices and procedures, imaging technologies for surgical and diagnostic applications, spectroscopic applications, semi-conductor fabrication, gas turbine engine applications, optics, control systems, computer networking, signal processing, business methods, and other software and telecommunications based technologies. Ms. Grewal has experience with patent litigation in the International Trade Commission (ITC) and in the Federal Courts, involving various aspects of digital camera technology, computer software and hardware, GPS technology, signal processing, electronic devices and wireless communications technology.