Ria Chakraborty

Associate Minneapolis


Ria is an associate in the Intellectual Property group, with a focus on Patent Prosecution. She is Patent Bar certified.

Prior to coming to Taft, Ria was a law clerk at a patent prosecution firm in California. There she focused on dealing with novelty searching, continuation documentation, and other crucial processes important to the creation and continuation of a patent. 

Ria earned her J.D. at the University of Minnesota Law School, where she likewise was involved in the Student Intellectual Property Law Association as its Vice Chair. Before law school, she received her Bachelor of Electrical Engineering also at the University of Minnesota. 

While an undergraduate student, Ria was involved in raising awareness for victim survivors of caste based discrimination across the South Asian diaspora. In her spare time, she enjoys trying new foods and spending time with her two beautiful identical twin nieces.

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  • University of Minnesota Law School (2021)
  • University of Minnesota (2017)

    Bachelor of Electrical Engineering


  • State - Minnesota