Venkatesh Hariharan’s practice focuses on strategic intellectual property (IP) prosecution across a wide range of technical fields, including point-of-care diagnostics, chemical screening platforms, tools, genomics, digital health, bioinformatics, materials, and various engineering fields. His experience includes patent strategy, patent prosecution, and patent diligence, including freedom-to-operate analyses. Venkatesh prepares and prosecutes patent applications in the United States and foreign jurisdictions, including Europe, China, India, and Japan.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Venkatesh has worked as a patent agent both in private practice, and in-house at a startup company developing a point-of-care diagnostics platform. He has co-authored peer-reviewed journal articles in a variety of technology areas, including tissue engineering, diagnostics, and in vitro & in silico disease modeling.
Johns Hopkins University, 2015, Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Biomedical Engineering
Columbia University, 2014, Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering
Columbia University, 2013, M.Phil., Biomedical Engineering
Columbia University, 2011, M.S., Biomedical Engineering
Pennsylvania State University Schreyer Honors College, 2009, B.S., Bioengineering
US Patent and Trademark Office
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Intellectual Property, Law360 (2019)
Member, Litigation Department of the Year–Intellectual Property, The American Lawyer (2019)