Bhanu K. Sadasivan, PhD, focuses her practice on patent litigation, with an emphasis in the life sciences industry. She has experience litigating patent cases concerning recombinant DNA technology, pharmaceutical formulation, computer hardware and software.
Prior to law school, she was a postdoctoral research fellow at Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and was a recipient of the Arthritis Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship. Bhanu is the co-author of several scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals.
Super Lawyers 2013 to 2014, Rising Star, IP litigation
Asian Law Alliance, board member and previous board president
University of California – Berkeley School of Law, JD
Yale University, PhD, Immunology
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, MS, Immunology, with honors
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, BSc, Human Biology, with honors
Courts / Agencies
US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
US District Court for the Central District of California
US District Court for the Northern District of California
US Patent and Trademark Office
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