Aditya Krishnan is a member of the firm’s intellectual property practice group and offers over 30 years of experience providing comprehensive patent prosecution, licensing, and litigation counsel to clients.
Aditya’s experience includes representing clients in a wide range of software and technology hardware patent matters, including, but not limited to, autonomous vehicles, streaming media, wireless standards, imaging products, virtualization, and Saas/cloud, and multi-tenant applications. He has represented clients in the automotive, aerospace, medical, software, and technology-related industries. Aditya has extensive experience providing IP counsel to software start-up businesses. He also represents clients before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), and European Patent Office (EPO) regarding patent appeals.
Aditya has counseled on and drafted patent applications for a variety of technologies including: Cellular- 5G/4G protocol, power management, base stations, transceivers, CableTV backend/EPG/programming, streaming, cybersecurity, embedded software, control systems, SaaS platforms, JSON apps, compression apps, software platform development, containerization, analytics, database structures, NPL, graphic processing, interfaces, navigation software, edge applications, EPG, encryption, schedulers, routers, display devices, block detection, scaling, transcoding, data fusion, anomaly detection, automation, trajectory planning, vehicle systems, ML/AI, neural networks, block ledgers, bar code scanning, transcription, cloud/multi-tenant architecture, ethernet protocols, router, network devices, mixed signal, semiconductor, drone technologies, catheters, imaging devices, telecommunication hardware, robotics, automotive, aerospace, medical devices, and solar units.
Aditya served as in-house IP counsel for several premier Silicon Valley technology companies and is a former primary patent examiner with the USPTO, where he had full signatory authority. While in-house, he was responsible for hiring and working closely with outside counsel. This experience combined with his deep technical knowledge makes Aditya well-suited to assist businesses on the evolving issues involved in intellectual property development, protection, and strategy.
Represented a Satellite Company in developing a 5G wireless patent portfolio
Represented an Aerospace company in developing an ethernet portfolio
Represented a medical device company in developing a endoscopic device portfolio
Represented licensing and sale of patent assets of an imaging companies
Managed numerous patent litigations in various district courts and before the ITC
Reviewed multiple patent claims, prosecution histories and drafted invalidity/non-infringement opinions
Performed IP due diligence on large and small acquisitions
Counseled on open-source foundations and patent rights
Villanova University School of Law (J.D., 1991)
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (B.S.E.E, 1988)
South Asian Bar Association of San Diego, Chapter Founder & Board Member (2001-2002)
LKGLOBAL Lorenz & Kopf LLC, Attorney (2017-2022)
Murabito, Hao and Barnes LLC, Attorney/Counsel (2014-2016)
ABBYY Software House USA, Director of Global Worldwide IP Strategy/Chief IP Counsel (2013-2014)
Callidus Software Inc., Senior Patent Counsel/Chief IP Counsel (2011-2013)
Zoran Corporation, Director of IP/Chief IP Counsel (2007-2011)
Fujitsu America Inc., Senior Patent Counsel/Chief IP Counsel (2005-2007)
Yahoo! Inc., Senior Patent Counsel (2002-2005)
Sony Corporation, Patent Counsel (2000-2002)
Xerox Corporation, Patent Counsel (1999-2000)
Frommer, Lawrence & Haug LLC, Associate (1995-1999)
United States Patent & Trademark Office, Patent Examiner (1991-1995)