Sanjay Prasad




of the Year

Sanjay has practiced at the forefront of technology and intellectual property for over twenty years. He is experienced in all business and legal aspects of intellectual property from developing IP strategy for senior management to execution of the strategy, including patent portfolio development, deal development and negotiation and monetization.
His experience includes:
  • Outside counsel (Boston and Silicon Valley)
    • Advising emerging and established companies on all aspects of patent matters including portfolio development, litigation, infringement matters, technology licensing.
  • Chief Patent Counsel - Oracle Corporation
    • Responsible for all aspects of patents and related IP including development of and leading massive growth in the patent portfolio.  Leading patent litigation and development of patent acquisition and licensing initiatives.  Development of IP policies and positions in standard setting organizations, and leading various other policy initiatives.
  • Licensing and business executive - IPValue Mgmt, Intellectual Ventures, and others
    • Deal development, negotiation and close, patent sales and acquisitions, development of patent licensing programs, building and leading patent licensing/sales teams in the U.S. and abroad.
Sanjay has testified before a U.S. Congressional Subcommittee on hearings that eventually led to passage of §19 of The America Invents Act.  He is a frequent speaker on a variety of matters pertaining to intellectual property law, patent practice and litigation.
Sanjay has been consistently recognized in Intellectual Asset Management Magazine’s IAM Strategy 300 as one of the world’s leading IP strategists.  He has served as chair of the Cloud Services & Software Committee of the Licensing Executives Socieity, on the Board of Trustees for the Software Patent Institute, the Executive Committee of the Association of Corporate Patent Counsel, the Board of the Intellectual Property Owners Association, as Chair of the IP Counsel’s Roundtable of the Information Technology Association of America (ITAA), the Boston University College of Engineering West Coast Alumni Counsel, and the advisory board of the California Invention Center.
He is admitted to practice in California, Massachusetts, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and various federal courts including the U.S Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Sanjay earned his law degree from Syracuse University College of Law where he was an editor of the Syracuse Law Review. He also earned a Masters in Computer Engineering and a Bachelor in Electrical Engineering from Boston University. ​

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