Devika Kornbacher, CIPP/US


Vinson & Elkins


Devika Kornbacher is a partner in Vinson & Elkins’ intellectual property group.  Her practice focuses on obtaining, protecting, licensing, and enforcing intellectual property rights in the context of mergers, acquisitions, investments, joint ventures, project development and day-to-day business transactions. She counsels clients in fields such as sports, energy, aviation, software and hardware on digital media, open source software, and other technology matters.  Devika received a bachelor of science in engineering from the University of Houston and her juris doctor from Harvard Law School, where she was a member of the Harvard Journal of Law and Technology. Devika also worked with the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University and the Chief Technology Officer of Massachusetts.  She is also an IAPP Certified Information Privacy Professional (US) and  Chair of Vinson & Elkins’ Cybersecurity Task Force.  She leverages her background and experience to provide comprehensive strategic advice to clients regarding domestic and international cybersecurity and data privacy matters.