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Brighton, Massachusetts, United States
Posted:
August 14, 2019

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NIKHIL CHAWLA

470-***-**** ac9231@r.postjobfree.com

EDUCATION

Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA August 2018- May 2019

LL.M. in American Law, concentration in Intellectual Property Law

Leadership: LLM Class Vice-President

Delhi University, Delhi, India June 2012- June 2015

Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)

Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida, India April 2008- April 2012

Bachelors of Technology in Electronics and Communication

BAR STATUS

Admitted to practice in India, 2015

Awaiting results for the NY Bar; Sitting for Patent Bar Exam in October, 2019

EXPERIENCE

Anand and Anand Law Firm, Noida, India

Patent Prosecution Associate August 2017 – July 2018

Patent counseling, patent application drafting, patent prosecution, intellectual property portfolio evaluation for clients in the semiconductor, telecommunications network and equipment industries.

Freedom to Operate, patent vetting, non-infringement and invalidity opinions, and due diligence reviews for bio-medical, biotechnology and mechanical device clients.

Drafted and prosecuted patent specifications and responses in areas of software and electrical devices. Oversaw major portions of clients’ Indian patent portfolio

Helped clients develop strategies for obtaining patent protection and licensing opportunities.

Singh and Singh Law Firm LLP, New Delhi, India

Patent Attorney July 2015 - July 2017

2nd chair litigation on complex patent litigation disputes involving infringement of Standard Essential Patents (SEP) relating to sound and audio compression technologies respectively.

Successful in obtaining amicable resolution for a client in a patent infringement matter involving DVD technology, including royalties and licenses.

Advised clients on pre-litigation due diligence and litigation strategies. Drafted pleadings, managed discovery, case management and trial execution.

Negotiated, and prepared technology transfer agreements, license agreements and software agreements.

Counseled clients regarding patent portfolio strategies and legal implications.

AZB & Associates, New Delhi, India

Intern, IP Transactions January 2015 - June 2015

Managed IP transactions that included technology development agreements and licensing activity for an Indian e-commerce startup in its $400 million strategic investment in a mobile recharge service company.

Performed valuation and transfer of IP for a multinational telecommunication service provider in one of the biggest mergers in the field of telecoms operators.

Singh and Singh Law Firm LLP, New Delhi, India

Technology Specialist May 2014 - July 2014

Examined patents and rendered patentability opinions.

Reviewed technical disclosures and provided assistance in issues pertaining to signal processing, wireless communication systems, semiconductors, and integrated circuit design.

Intel Technology India Pvt. Ltd., Bengaluru, India

Intern February 2011 - July 2011

Researched chip layout circuit design of semiconductor devices.

LANGUAGES

English (fluent) and Spanish (conversational)

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Technical areas included signal processing, audio/video processing, mobile networks, semiconductors and software.

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