Saukshmya Trichi - Carlson Caspers


Phone: (612) 436-9662

Saukshmya focuses on patent litigation, due diligence, and counseling. Her practice spans a wide range of technologies, including pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices, telecommunications, and mechanical devices. She has prior experience advising multinational and Indian companies from a broad range of industries, including pharmaceuticals, renewable energy, FMCG and hospitality services in contentious cases before the Indian courts.

Saukshmya draws on her deep experience and training to draft opinions, conduct research into niche areas, and assist counsel with arguments and depositions. She has managed various aspects of litigation from pre-suit investigation through trial, including managing complex fact and expert discovery, drafting effective briefs and pre-trial preparation. Saukshmya also has trial experience working on direct and cross examinations of fact and expert witnesses, drafting Daubert and in limine motions. Additionally, she conducts strategic due diligence and freedom to operate analyses.

Saukshmya is committed to improving diverse representation in the legal profession and serves as co-chair of the firm’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee. At Twin Cities Diversity in Practice (TCDIP), she participates in developing advancement programs, mentorship, and networking opportunities for attorneys of color.  She has also provided pro bono representation through the Pro Se Project and volunteered for the United States District Court–District of Minnesota’s Open Doors to Federal Courts program.


Harvard Law School

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
Specialization in intellectual property law

Osmania University
M.Sc., Biotechnology

Osmania University
B.Sc., Genetics & Biotechnology, Zoology, Chemistry


Bar Council of Delhi
Supreme Court of Missouri
Supreme Court of New York
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit


Saukshmya is a native speaker of Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.


Twin Cities Diversity in Practice (TCDIP) – Chair, Professional Development Committee; Former Emerging Leaders Group Representative; Professional Development Committee Member
Minnesota Asian Pacific American Bar Association (MNAPABA)
American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)


Articles & Publications

Saukshmya has contributed articles to the Harvard Journal of Law and Technology Digest (JOLT), The Intellectual Property Review, Global Patent Litigation and the Multi-Jurisdictional Guide 2012: Life Sciences.

Saukshmya was featured in the article, “Carlson Caspers Associates: Deliver Ingenuity to IP Clients,” Attorney at Law Magazine, May 7, 2021.



Forest Labs, et al. v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc., et al.(memantine extended-release) 

POET v. Nelson Engineering (D.S.D.)

Tsteigen, Inc. v. Viking Drill & Tool, Inc.

CommScope Technologies LLC v. Rosenberger Site Solutions, LLC et al.

Azurity Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v Annora Pharma Private Limited (Enalapril maleate)

UCB, Inc. et al. v. Annora Pharma Private Limited et al. (Brivaracetam)

Boehringer Ingelheim v. Sun (Afatinib)

Biogen International GmbH and Biogen MA Inc. v. Amneal Pharmaceuticals LLC et al. (Dimethyl fumarate)

Delcor Asset Corporation and Mylan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., et al. (Clindamycin phosphate)

Boehringer Ingelheim v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc., et al. (Dabigatran)