Raina Haque

Professor of Practice of Technology, Wake Forest Law


Raina Haque is a Professor of Practice of Technology who focuses on computational law & emergent technologies. She is also the founder and lead attorney of ErdÅ‘s Intellectual Property Law + Startup Legal. Prior to joining the legal profession, she was a fintech business analyst and software engineer at a major Wall Street financial firm in New York City working in (ironically) clearance, trade, and settlement and global portfolio technologies. She was a research fellow at the National Institutes of Environmental Health Sciences in the Neurotoxicology and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance labs working on artificial deep neural network applications. She is among the first patent attorneys to work in the blockchain technologies space and has written several articles on guidance on IP-related matters. She’s called to train attorneys in the blockchain space at major law schools and professional lecture series in New York City and Silicon Valley. She advises a number of state regulatory bodies regarding emerging technologies.


  • B.A., Wellesley College
  • J.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill