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Bindu Ann Palapura

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Bindu Ann Palapura is a partner in Potter Anderson’s Litigation Group. Her practice focuses on patent, trademark and trade secret litigation on behalf of clients ranging from startups to the Fortune 50, and across a wide range of industries from pharmaceuticals and chemicals to software and medical devices. The 2018 edition of Chambers USA notes she is "responsive, personable, and very calm and poised in the courtroom."

Bindu is an active member of the Delaware Bar. She currently serves on the Executive Committee of the District of Delaware Federal Bar Association as co-chair of the IP Section. She is also on the Board of the South Asian Bar Association of Delaware. She has been recognized for legal excellence by Chambers USA and as a Delaware “Rising Star” in IP litigation.

Prior to law school, Bindu was an associate in GlaxoSmithKline’s IT Development Program, where she managed various technology-related and process-improvement projects spanning the entire pharmaceutical R&D pipeline.


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Temple University Beasley School of Law, J.D., 2009; Temple Political and Civil Rights Law Review, member

University of Pennsylvania, B.S., 2002

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Delaware, 2009

    Pennsylvania, 2010

    United States District Court for the District of Delaware, 2010

    United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2010

    Registered to practice before the United States Patent & Trademark Office, 2012

Professional Activities and Honors

South Asian Bar Association of Delaware, Board Member

International Trademark Association (INTA), Member

Recognized in Chambers USA in Intellectual Property 

Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America for Litigation - Intellectual Property, 2020 and 2021 editions

Listed in Delaware Super Lawyers as a Rising Star