Maryam Khotani is an in-house attorney with Sutter Health’s Office of the General Counsel. She handles transactions and provides counsel to Sutter Health and its affiliates in matters related to intellectual property and research, including: patent and licensing of intellectual property resulting from research, technology transfer, clinical trials, sponsored research, biospecimen banking, biological materials transfers, research data transfers, along with other issues involved in research compliance generally.
Maryam studied pharmacy and worked as a clinical pharmacist at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System. After finishing law school, she practiced as a patent attorney. Her previous experience as a life sciences patent attorney included: patent office prosecutions, strategic analyses of patent infringement and validity opinions, developing corporate policies for invention disclosures, intellectual property protection, trade secret protection, scientific publications, and biological materials transfers.
Maryam received her B.S., with high honors from University of New Mexico, School of Pharmacy, where she also received the American Society of Hospital Pharmacy Leadership Award. She received her J.D., from Golden Gate University where she also received the CALI Award for Excellence in Writing and Research.
Maryam is a member of ACCA, AIPLA, AHLA, and the state bar of California. She is licensed to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and also a registered pharmacist in Maryland and California.