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Rajiv P. Patel

Rajiv P. Patel

Fenwick & West LLP

Mountain View, CA, USA


Rajiv Patel chairs the firm’s Patent Group. With clients, he also often serves in the role of defacto in-house patent counsel. In this role he helps companies develop and manage patent strategy, portfolio development, and patent prosecution. He also guides them in patent transaction and patent pre-litigation counseling and strategy. Further in this role he has helped companies strategically manage their patent budgets. Rajiv also has served as a temporary in-house patent counsel for a Fortune-500 electronics company where he oversaw their 1000+ asset patent portfolio, while managing outside counsel and annual budget.

Rajiv’s areas of expertise include complex software that include data analytics, financial transactions, image processing, and networked security. He also has experience with electrics, and semiconductors, consumer electronics, mechanical technologies, and medical software and devices.

Rajiv also is active with advising companies on patent disputes. He has led numerous ex parte and inter parte reexaminations, as well as inter parte review (IPR) proceedings representing third-parties and patent owners. Rajiv also has worked on district court patent litigation matters, including advising on Patent Office / District Court cross forum strategies. Amongst his experiences has been defense of Amazon’s one-click patent in reexamination.

Rajiv was a former Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law and is a program chair for Practising Law Institute patent programs such as Advanced Patent Prosecution Seminar and Post Grant Proceedings Seminar.

Rajiv has been recognized as a Northern California "Super Lawyer" in the area of Intellectual Property each year since 2006. Intellectual Asset Management magazine named him to the IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent PractitionersThe Daily Journal has named Rajiv as one of the "Top Intellectual Property Attorneys" in California.

In his spare time Rajiv enjoys the hiking, backpacking, and camping with his family. He also follows his favorite childhood sports teams – New York Giants, New York Mets, and the Rutgers Scarlet Knights as well as his kids’ favorite teams – San Francisco Giants, San Jose Sharks and Golden State Warriors.

Rajiv P. Patel is associated with the following items:
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2017: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Post-Grant Proceedings: Reexamination and Contested Proceedings (Patent Office Litigation) - Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2017: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing, Thursday, September 14, 2017
Navigating Patentable Subject Matter in the Wake of Alice - Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2017: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing, Thursday, September 14, 2017
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2018: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing, Thursday, August 16, 2018, San Francisco, CA
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