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Chakravartty, Rahul

Name:Chakravartty, Rahul
Practice In: Divorce & Family Law ,Family Law ,Immigration
Law Firm: M.C. Law Group, LLP
Location:1087 Broad Street, Suite 201
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Fax: 203-612-9800

Ms. Chachkin is a senior associate in the Litigation/Controversy Department, and a member of the Intellectual Property Litigation and Appellate and Supreme Court Litigation Practice Groups. She joined the firm in 2006 and returned in 2010 following a clerkship in the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.


Ms. Chachkin’s practice focuses on complex civil litigation, with an emphasis on intellectual property and appellate matters. Ms. Chachkin has represented individual and corporate clients in federal and state courts, as well as before administrative agencies, in numerous types of disputes, including constitutional matters, government and regulatory actions, and patent infringement and licensing disputes involving a wide variety of technologies, including pharmaceutical products, medical devices, transgenic seed, photocopy and photography equipment, and computer software.

Recent Highlights

  • Representing a Native American tribe before the United States Supreme Court and the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, opposing attempts by municipalities to foreclose on tribal land
  • Representing a pharmaceutical company before the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in two patent appeals regarding oral transmucosal drug formulations
  • Representing numerous media companies asserting First Amendment and common law rights to access court records in high-profile criminal trial
  • Representing a medical device company in a patent infringement lawsuit in the Eastern District of Texas. Won a favorable jury verdict awarding damages for infringement, as well as a permanent injunction.
  • Representing an imaging company, in connection with patent litigation involving digital camera technology, in district court and before the US International Trade Commission. ITC litigation resulted in a determination of infringement and validity of the asserted patents and subsequent favorable settlement.

Ms. Chachkin also maintains an active pro bono practice.

Past Experience

Ms. Chachkin was a summer associate with the firm in 2005. While in law school, she served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Frank C. Damrell, Jr. of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California. She also worked as a student attorney for Stanford Law School’s Youth and Education Law Clinic and as a research assistant for Professor Joseph Grundfest.

Prior to her legal studies, Ms. Chachkin was a paralegal with a consumer-rights-focused law firm in Chicago, Illinois.


  • "2008 Patent Law Decisions of the Federal Circuit," 58 AM. UNIV. L. REV. 747 (2009)
  • Carolyn Jacobs Chachkin, "What Potent Blood: Non-Invasive Prenatal Genetic Diagnosis and the Transformation of Modern Prenatal Care," 33 American Journal of Law & Medicine 9 (2007)

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