Komal Magsi, Ph.D., focuses her practice on drafting and prosecuting patents in the electrical and material science fields, including data storage, artificial intelligence, optical devices, video coding standards, and semiconductors. Her prior research experience encompasses electronics, photovoltaics, nanomaterials, optics, and diffusive mechanisms.
Komal previously worked as an assistant professor at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, where she taught courses in the Department of Technology & Society. In 2016 Komal was nominated to the Corps of SUNY Applied Learning Experts and her course in human centered design was vetted as a national SENCER model course. She has also worked as an IP fellow in academia as well as a design consultant at Stanford’s d.school. While pursuing her Ph.D., Komal was accepted into the doctoral consortium at Columbia University, where she did research on photovoltaic batteries.
State University of New York at Stony Brook, 2010, B.E., Electrical Engineering
State University of New York at Stony Brook, 2014, Ph.D., Materials Science & Engineering
US Patent and Trademark Office
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Intellectual Property, Law360 (2019)
Member, Litigation Department of the Year–Intellectual Property, The American Lawyer (2019)
Invited Guest, "Muslim Women: Emerging Leaders Rising Beyond the Ceiling" Event at the United States White House
Clinton Global Initiative Commitment Maker, Solar Energy for Developing Countries