Attorney Profiles

Divya Kannegenti

Associate Attorney

Practice Areas

Intellectual Property

Practice Focus

Patent and trademark prosecution

Practice Description

Ms. Kannegenti focuses her practice on intellectual property in trademark prosecution and contested trademark matters. She also assists the firm on patent prosecution and litigation matters. While in law school, Ms. Kannegenti took courses in IP-related subjects including Trademark Prosecution and FDA Law and earned a concurrent Master’s Degree in Public Health. Additionally, she assisted Professor Ryan McConnell in compiling data regarding the diversity of Fortune 500 companies, gathering information concerning the gender and ethnic profiles of board members. As a student extern with The Immunization Partnership, Ms. Kannegenti also helped develop advocacy and policy strategies to increase childhood vaccination rates.

Prior to law school, Ms. Kannegenti cultured stem cells as an undergraduate research assistant. Her research focused on hematopoietic stem cells, and developing a potential cure for severe aplastic anemia. Also as an undergraduate, she was part of a team that investigated the physical symptoms exhibited by adolescents who experience cyber-bullying and the role of disclosure as a moderator of those symptoms.

Professional Affiliations

  • Houston Intellectual Property Law Association (HIPLA)
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
  • Asian American Bar Association of Houston

Bar Admittance

  • Texas (2019)


  • J.D., University of Houston Law Center (2018)
  • M.P.H. in Management, Policy & Community Health, University of Texas (2018)
  • B.S., Microbiology & Immunology, University of Miami (2015)

Publications, Presentations & Articles

  • J Lorente, D Kannegenti, B Theall, L Hernandez. “Novel Immunosuppressive Approach Attenuates Severe Aplastic Anemia in Mouse Lymphocyte Infusion AA Models.” Blood Journal, vol. 124, no. 21, 6 Dec. 2014.
  • Podkowirow, V., Resnick, F., Novinger, V., Kannegenti, D., Herge, W.M., Chan, S.F., Lai, B.S., & La Greca, A.M. (2012, August). Who do adolescents tell? Disclosure as a moderator between peer victimization and physical health. American Psychological Association, Orlando, Florida.

Boulware & Valoir PLLC

Intellectual Property Attorneys

2603 Augusta Drive
Suite 1350
Houston, TX 77057
Phone: 832-369-7852
Fax: 713-650-6458