Areas of Expertise
Patents, IP Litigation
Pankaj has over 20 years experience and is admitted to practise in India, New York and New Jersey. He leads the firm’s patent litigation practice and has litigated matters before courts in India and the US. He has also led client negotiations for litigation settlements and cross-licensing agreements.
Pankaj is a recognised patent strategist and has advised Fortune 500 companies as well as startups on creating and managing IP portfolios and setting up effective patent protection and enforcement strategies in India, especially in the electronics, ICT and telecom domains.
In charge of the US desk at the Firm, Pankaj manages a team of patent prosecution attorneys handling electrical/electronics, computer and mechanical inventions. He has authored several articles on IP and is a sought-after speaker who often shares his insights in fora across the globe. His qualifications include a JD from the Fordham University School of Law, as well as an MBA and an MSc in computer science from Illinois State University.