Mr. Iyer’s practice includes patent litigation and prosecution in complex, technical areas in the electrical and computer arts. His representative cases include multi-patent litigation in the field of semiconductor memories and AI software. He has also been in involved in patent infringement cases pertaining to electrical motor control systems and chemical software.
Mr. Iyer has prepared and prosecuted over fifty applications for a leading computers and communications research laboratory. In addition, he prepared and prosecuted a substantial number of applications in the areas of computer network hardware and software; VLSI design, testing and performance; software and algorithms for various applications; semiconductor processing; and bioinformatics. Mr. Iyer also engages in general client counseling including validity and infringement opinions in the above areas.
With nearly 20 years of experience representing pharmaceutical companies globally, Mr. Iyer has assisted with district court litigations in over 30 cases in this field. While involved in all aspects of IP in the pharmaceutical industry, including litigation, counseling, and prosecution, Mr. Iyer's primary focus is on strategy development and client interface, pre-litigation activities, settlement negotiations, as well as trial support.