Aashish Karkhanis, J.D., B.S. (EE)

About Aashish
Aashish is a patent attorney in our Silicon Valley Office with over a dozen years of experience across the patent industry, covering patent drafting, prosecution, diligence, and transactions on behalf of leading U.S. and international technology companies.

In particular, Aashish specializes in preparing and prosecuting patent applications in the United States and conducting IP due diligence, counseling, and negotiation for patent assets in M&A, IP asset purchases, and litigation. His practice also includes legal research informing patent policy of the United States, through publications and presentations with Stanford Law School, U.C. Berkeley Engineering, and others.

Aashish has prosecuted and transacted patents in a wide range of electrical engineering and computer science fields, including artificial intelligence, computer architecture, cryptography, distributed computing, network architecture, semiconductor fabrication and logic, video compression, and web technologies. He holds a J.D. from Santa Clara University and a B.S. in Computer Engineering from Virginia Tech. Aashish began his career in intellectual property as a patent examiner at the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office.

Bar admissions
U.S. Patent & Trademark Office

Education
J.D., Santa Clara University, Intellectual Property Specialization
B.S. (EE), Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University

Contact
Email: aashish.karkhanis@fernando-ip.com
Phone: 1.650.521.5390
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/akarkhanis/