IP Partner Manish Mehta Joins Sheppard Mullin Chicago

Friday, June 5, 2015 - 12:53

Manish K. Mehta has joined the Chicago office of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP as a partner in the firm's Intellectual Property practice group. He joins from Brinks Gilson & Lione, where he founded and chaired the Indian practice group.

Mehta is a well-rounded patent practitioner, with a breadth of experience that includes intellectual property litigation, post-grant proceedings and patent prosecution. On the transactional side, he has substantial experience in prosecuting patent applications and rendering freedom to operate opinions in the mechanical and electromechanical fields. Mehta’s litigation experience includes all aspects of the discovery process, including defending and taking key depositions and witness preparation of senior-level executives. His experience also includes participating in the claim construction process, preparing expert reports and all phases of pre-trial preparation. 

Mehta represents companies ranging from start-ups to major corporations in a variety of industries, including pharmaceuticals, medical devices, automotive, e-commerce, chemical, and computer software and hardware.

As the founder of his former firm’s Indian practice group, Mehta has a keen interest and focus in aiding Indian companies in intellectual property matters in the United States. He is actively engaged in educating and formulating intellectual property strategies for his foreign clients.