Knobbe/Martens: Intellectual Property Law
Vikas Bhargava
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Vikas Bhargava

Associate

At a Glance

  • J.D. University of Southern California - Gould School of Law
  • M.S. Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, University of California - Berkeley
  • B.S. Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, University of California - Berkeley
  • B.A. Economics, University of California - Berkeley

  • State Bar of California
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Professional Profile 

Vikas Bhargava represents clients in a variety of intellectual property matters, including patent prosecution in the computer, software, and electronic fields, patent and trademark licensing, due diligence, and trademark prosecution.

Vikas counsels clients engaged in a wide variety of technologies, including the following:

  • Electronic and Electrical Technologies, including wired and wireless communications systems, audio systems, radar systems, and device charging systems
  • Computer Software Technologies, including mobile computing applications, user interfaces, data backup and restore systems, cloud computing, speech/voice recognition, energy management systems, network routing, content delivery networks, document management, and all manner of Internet or online processes
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Unmanned Vehicles
  • Internet of Things (IoT) Devices and Sensor Systems
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems
  • Data Encryption and Network Security
  • Audio/Video Coding and Processing
  • Home Automation Technologies
  • Medical Hardware and Software Technologies, including healthcare management systems, medical imaging systems, patient monitoring devices, and measurement processing systems

During law school, Vikas served as Executive Editor of the Southern California Law Review and worked as a clinical intern for the USC Intellectual Property & Technology Law Clinic, where he assisted in patent and copyright matters for individuals, non-profits, and government agencies.  Before entering law school, he worked as a technical specialist at Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox PLLC and as a hardware design engineer at UC Berkeley.

Vikas worked as a summer associate with the firm in 2010 and joined the firm in 2011.

Education

  • University of Southern California - Gould School of Law (J.D. 2011), Order of the Coif
  • University of California - Berkeley (M.S. Electrical Engineering & Computer Science 2007)
  • University of California - Berkeley (B.S. Electrical Engineering & Computer Science 2006)
  • University of California - Berkeley (B.A. Economics 2006)
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