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Naveen Modi

Naveen Modi

Paul Hastings LLP

Washington, DC, USA

Naveen Modi is the Global Vice Chair of the Intellectual Property group at Paul Hastings, overseeing the firm’s Global Intellectual Property group consisting of more than 100 attorneys. He also serves as the head of the firm’s Patent Office practice.

Mr. Modi’s practice includes all aspects of patent-related work, including litigation, post-grant proceedings, and appeals. Having been involved in well over 300 post-grant proceedings, including inter partes review (IPR), post-grant review (PGR), covered business method (CBM) review, and reexamination proceedings, Mr. Modi is one of the foremost experts in challenging and defending patents before the USPTO including its Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). In 2015, Mr. Modi was involved in the most number of PTAB proceedings than any other practitioner in the United States.

Chambers USA recognized Mr. Modi as an expert in post-grant proceedings noting that he “earns effusive praise from clients, who describe him as ‘a brilliant litigator.’ Managing Intellectual Property recognized him as Outstanding IP Litigator of the Year for PTAB and named him as an IP Star. In addition, Mr. Modi was recognized as the Post Grant Proceedings Attorney of the Year at the LMG Life Sciences Awards.

Mr. Modi’s practice encompasses a range of technical areas, including electronics, semiconductor devices, networking, software, business methods, medical devices, and pharmaceuticals.

Mr. Modi teaches courses on appellate practice, including Federal Circuit Practice, at George Mason University School of Law, and he has lectured nationally and internationally on various patent topics.

He currently serves as the Vice President for the PTAB Bar Association.

Education and Professional Involvement

  • George Mason University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2001
  • George Mason University, B.S., Electrical Engineering, with high distinction, 1998
  • Served as a law clerk to the Honorable Alvin Anthony Schall at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit from 2002-2003.

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