Sudheer Chava

Technical Advisor


Sudheer assists clients protect their intellectual property with a particular focus on patent preparation and prosecution.

Sudheer supports prosecuting patents over a variety of technical areas, including food, agriculture, animal nutrition, environmental, and software. He also has assisted clients assess infringement risks, and patent due diligence.

Prior to transitioning to patent law, Sudheer earned his doctorate in Organic Chemistry. He has extensive postdoctoral experience studying new carbon-carbon bond-forming reactions, and biosynthesis of lignins.

Education & Admissions

University of Minnesota Law School (Master of Science in Patent Law)

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India (Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, 2008), Dissertation: “A Chiral Pool Approach to the Synthesis of Optically Active Building Blocks and Application of Imidazolium Ionic Liquids as Reaction Media”; Junior and Senior Research Fellowships, UGC, India

Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, India (Master of Science in Chemistry, 2001), Qualified the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE), India, 2001 – Ranked 51 in the country

Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, India (B.S., Chemistry, 1999)

Industries & Practices

  • Intellectual Property