Deepak Malhotra

Deepak Malhotra

Malhotra Law Firm, PLLC
  • Intellectual Property, Patents, Trademarks
  • Texas, Washington, Wisconsin
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Summary

I am a registered U.S. Patent Attorney with an Electrical Engineering degree as well as a Juris Doctor law degree. I have over 20 years experience in patent preparation and prosecution, and have successfully prosecuted hundreds of patent applications to allowance. Importantly, I am dedicated to strong customer service. I believe you deserve timeliness as well as quality.

Education
Marquette University Law School
J.D.
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South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
B.S. / EE
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Professional Experience
Founder, Patent Attorney
Malhotra Law Firm, PLLC
- Current
Patent and trademark preparation and prosecution. I accept a limited amount of work for friends and clients who require high quality and rapid turn-around, and who are willing to pay for it. Contingency fee litigation in Texas. Review file histories and consider strengths and weaknesses of potential patent litigation matters.
Patent Attorney, Shareholder
Wells St. John
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Intellectual property practice at a well respected intellectual property law firm in Spokane, Washington. Firm clients on whose projects I worked included Micron Technology, Hewlett-Packard Co., VLSI (Philips), Lockheed, and others. Technologies I've worked with include software, RF communications, sensors, smart cards, ESD protection, disk drives, tape drives, servo systems, printers, static memory cells, dynamic memory cells, databases, publishing systems, virtual reality, wafer production methods, wafer polishing, antenna diversity systems, marketing systems, electron multipliers, digital clock recovery loops. I've also worked on mechanical inventions such as mobile conveyors, upflow clarifiers, etc.
Patent Agent, Patent Attorney
Michael Best & Friedrich
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Intellectual property practice at Michael, Best & Friedrich, a large general practice law firm in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Preparation and prosecution of patent and trademark applications for filing in U.S. and abroad, drafting of appeal briefs, patent and trademark search reports and infringement opinions, license agreements, software development agreements, etc. Started firm's Intellectual Property Update newsletter-was the editor and primary contributor of the Update from its inception until my departure. Firm clients on whose projects I worked included Outboard Marine Corporation, Milwaukee Electric Tool Co., Envirex Co., Rexnord Corp., Quad Graphics, Bemis, Hein-Werner, AOSmith, Harnischfeger Engineers, Inc., Ft. Howard, and others.
Patent Agent Trainee
Gowling & Henderson, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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Patent agent in training at Gowling & Henderson (now Gowling, Strathy & Henderson), a large general practice firm in Ottawa, Ontario with a major practice in intellectual property law. Became very familiar with Canadian practice, with the new Canadian first-to-file system, and with the specialties, qualifications, and fees of various Canadian patent agents and attorneys. Firm clients on whose projects I worked included Sony, Motorola, Black & Decker, Ford Aerospace, and many U.S. law firms.
Professional Associations
Washington State Bar # 24753
Member
- Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
Washington
Wisconsin
7th Circuit
Federal Circuit
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    $300 per hour. Fixed fees negotiable for patent applications.
Practice Areas
  • Intellectual Property
  • Patents
  • Trademarks
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • French: Written
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Blog
Deepak Malhotra's History of Software Patents in the U.S.
Blog
Deepak Malhotra's History of Patent Rule Changes
Contact & Map
Mailing Address
PO Box 1433
SPOKANE, WA 99210
USA
Telephone: (509) 869-8289
Telephone: (512) 777-1011
Fax: (888) 228-7487