In his nearly 20 years of experience, Vishal Khatri has leveraged IP to add billions of dollars of value to clients' businesses. Whether litigating patents with marketplace competitors or developing strategic patent portfolios worldwide, clients value Vishal's ability to develop creative strategies toward achieving business objectives. Many of the hundreds of U.S. and international patents (including design patents) Vishal has obtained for clients have been successfully litigated, licensed, or sold.
With a keen understanding of the continually changing technological landscape and the need for corporations to quickly adapt to industry pressures, Vishal combines his litigation and counseling experience to convert practical advice into successful outcomes. He has successfully represented some of the largest tech companies in the world in patent litigation disputes in U.S. district courts, the U.S International Trade Commission (ITC), and before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in inter partes review (IPR) proceedings. Vishal also counsels clients on joint development and licensing transactions, litigation avoidance strategies, and IP due diligence in connection with product launch, financing, acquisition, and public offering transactions.
Vishal represents clients from start-ups to large multinational companies in a diverse range of industries, including wireless communications (WiFi, 4G, and 5G), mobile device technologies, GPS, databases, cryptography, fintech, blockchain, memory devices, LEDs, television transmission and display, digital video encoding, semiconductor fabrication and packaging, device networking, artificial intelligence (AI), medical devices, optics, consumer electronics, automotive technologies, and personal care products.
Prior to his legal career, Vishal designed power plants, developed software, and worked with wireless carriers to optimize their cellular networks.
Vishal is editor of the Firm's ITC Blog (JonesDayITCBlog.com).
The following represents experience prior to joining Jones Day:
Fabio Perini, S.p.A.
In re Certain Tissue Converting Machinery, Including Rewinders, Tail Sealers, Trim Removers, and Components Thereof (ITC 337-TA-548)
Vishay Inc. (threatened infringement - license)
Fedders Consumer Electronic (asset sale)
ITC Issues General Exclusion Order Based on Uncontested Evidence of Widespread Infringement, ITC Blog
ITC Allows Respondent to Amend Response to Complaint to Include Defense of Inequitable Conduct, ITC Blog
- The Catholic University of America (J.D. cum laude 2007); George Mason University (M.S. in Electrical Engineering and Certification in Communications 2003); The George Washington University (B.S. in Electrical Engineering 1999)
- District of Columbia, Virginia, U.S. District Courts for the Eastern District of Virginia, and the Eastern District of Texas, and registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office