Inayat is an LL.M candidate at UC Berkeley’s School of Law. Before this, she was a legal intern at the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) where she worked on copyright law, Internet of Things, and First Amendment issues. Before EFF, Inayat worked as a legal fellow with the Wikimedia Foundation where she focused on copyright law, trademark law, privacy law, and international law issues dealing with intellectual property. She is a Certified Information Privacy Professional.
Inayat received her J.D. in two and a half years from the University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of law, where she co-founded the first interdisciplinary law journal in the state – the Arizona Law Journal of Emerging Technologies. She also served as the President of the Arizona Intellectual Property and Cyberlaw Society. During her time in law school, she wrote three substantial papers on topics spanning a wide range such as international cybersecurity, the TRIPS agreement, and transboundary water resource co-management.
Inayat received her B.A. from Claremont McKenna College in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) where she was an Edward J. Sexton PPE Fellow and a John R. Dunbar Fellow. Her love for technology, intellectual property, and privacy began in college where she worked with the Student Technology Assistant Team as the Lead Resident Technology Assistant and as a Laboratory Technology Assistant.
Inayat spends her free time blogging about intellectual property, technology, and privacy law issues, devouring as many books as possible, hiking, and exploring new cuisines.