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Mallika Dargan

Mallika Dargan

Mallika Dargan is an associate in the Intellectual Property Practice Group in Haynes Boone’s Dallas-North office. Her practice focuses on patent trials, technology transactions, and privacy compliance. Mallika has a background in biology and computer science.

During law school, she interned at MIT’s Technology Licensing Office, served as a judicial intern in the United States District Court at the Southern District of Texas, and worked as a research assistant focusing on intellectual property and non-fungible tokens (NFTs).

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  • Nancy F. Atlas Intellectual Property American Inn of Court
  • Intellectual Property Law Section, Texas State Bar
  • Dallas Young Lawyers Association
  • "Model Act for Algorithmic Models: A Regulatory Solution for AI Used in Hiring Decisions," author, Hous. L. Rev. 50 (2023).


J.D., University of Houston Law Center, 2023, Houston Law Review, National Order of Scribes

B.A., Biology, Carleton College, 2019


Judicial Intern to the Honorable Judge Drew Tipton, U. S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, 2023





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McCombs, Goryunov, Clements and Dargan in Automotive World: ‘Top Considerations for Developing AI-Po [...]
March 22, 2024

Haynes and Boone, LLP Partners David McCombs and Eugene Goryunov, Counsel Calmann James Clements and Associate Mallika Dargan authored an article in Automotive World exploring some of the factors determining whether a defect in an autonomous vehicle would be considered a manufacturing or design defect. Read an excerpt below: Modern vehicles generally include an array of autonomous vehicle features [...]