Nominee Dr. Jayashree Mitra


Dr. Jayashree Mitra

Dr. Mitra has a long history of working with psychoactive substances – her doctoral dissertation was on the effect of prenatal cocaine exposure on the developing brain.  

After completing her PhD in Pharmacology, Dr. Mitra attended law school and transitioned to a career in patent litigation.  On joining Zuber Lawler in 2018, she started advising clients in the cannabis industry on developing patent portfolios, protecting their intellectual property, and becoming compliant with FDA requirements.  She is currently representing a client in the cannabis industry in a patent litigation pending before the United District Court of Oregon, Portland Division.  Dr. Mitra also advises clients in the psychedelic industry and is deeply interested in the emerging industries that are tapping into plant-based medicine. 

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