Vishal V.Khatri


Washington + 1.202.879.3607

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.


  • SK Innovation resolves global patent dispute with LG Chem / LG Energy Solution over lithium-ion battery technologyJones Day advised SK Innovation Co., Ltd. and SK Battery America, Inc. in connection with the settlement of their global patent dispute with LG Chem Ltd. involving lithium-ion battery technology used in electric vehicles.
  • SK Innovation defeats request to exclude lithium-ion battery technology in ITC dispute with LG ChemJones Day clients SK Innovation Co., Ltd. and SK Battery America, Inc., following an evidentiary hearing in December 2020, prevailed against LG Chem et al. in a patent infringement dispute before the International Trade Commission (ITC) involving lithium-ion battery technology used in electric vehicles.
  • Home Depot defends multi-patent litigation relating to filament LED technologyJones Day is defending The Home Depot, Inc. in multi-patent litigation asserted by The Regents of the University of California in the International Trade Commission and Central District of California.
  • JTC acquires NES Financial for up to $116 millionJones Day advised JTC PLC in the acquisition of NES Financial, a technology-enabled provider of specialist fund administration and treasury services recognized on the San Francisco Business Times top Bay Area fintech list, for up to $116 million.
  • HyTech Power develops patent strategy, enters into joint venture for automobiles with Joe Clark, co-founder of Aviation PartnersJones Day is assisting HyTech Power LLC in the development of their global patent strategy directed to engine performance and emissions abatement technology for off-road vehicles and on-road vehicles, which has led to a new joint venture with Joe Clark, the co-founder of Aviation Partners, Inc.
  • Qualcomm achieves global settlement with AppleJones Day represented Qualcomm Incorporated against Apple Inc. and four contract manufacturers of Apple devices in a lawsuit involving claims for breach of contract and violations of federal antitrust laws and the California Unfair Competition Law.
  • Qualcomm pursues patent infringement claims against Apple relating to non-standard-essential patents for mobile electronic devicesJones Day represented Qualcomm Incorporated against Apple Inc. in a patent infringement lawsuit regarding non-standard-essential patents for mobile electronic devices.
  • Qualcomm sues Apple for patent infringement over pioneering smartphone technologyJones Day represented Qualcomm Incorporated against Apple Inc. in a patent infringement lawsuit relating to breakthrough smartphone technologies.
  • NEC Display Solutions successfully defends against attempt to bar importation of LED displaysJones Day successfully defended NEC Display Solutions (both the Japanese parent and a U.S. subsidiary) against allegations brought by Ultravision Technologies, LLC ("Ultravision") that certain of NEC Display Solutions' modular LED display panels and related components infringe two patents allegedly owned by Ultravision.
  • TDK acquires InvenSense for $1.3 billionJones Day advised TDK Corporation in its $1.3 billion acquisition of InvenSense, Inc.
  • Qualcomm resolves worldwide Chinese litigationJones Day represented Qualcomm Incorporated as complainant in an ITC action against a Chinese phone manufacturer and several distributors asserting five patents concerning radio frequency transceivers, device structures, packaging, structures, and camera phone operation.
  • Camus Wine & Spirits Group successfully defends against parallel patent infringement allegationsJones Day successfully defended Camus Wine & Spirits Group, an international liquor and spirits manufacturer, and its distributor against patent infringement allegations in the Southern District of New York, the Eastern District of Texas, and the International Trade Commission.
  • Intersil resolves Section 337 action involving integrated circuit technologyJones Day defended Intersil Corporation and related affiliates Techwell, Inc. and Zilker Labs in a Section 337 action before the ITC relating to six patents for integrated circuit technology.
  • Selco Construction Services et al. defends claims of infringement over patents directed to guardrail end terminal assembliesJones Day represented SPIG Industry, LLC, SPIG Industry, Inc., and Selco Construction Services, Inc. in patent infringement litigation over patents directed to guardrail end terminal assemblies and associated counterclaims.
  • BMW successfully enforces trademark infringement claims against US Auto Parts NetworkJones Day successfully represented BMW of North America, LLC in unauthorized use by US Auto Parts Network, Inc. of the BMW word mark, use of "BMW" in domain name and the use of Internet links to unauthorized BMW parts dealers. 
  • International medical device manufacturer is third party in patent and antitrust dispute involving pulse oximetry productsJones Day is representing an international medical device manufacturer as a third party in a patent and antitrust dispute concerning its pulse oximetry products.
  • IBM defends against patent infringement charges relating to data management on computer networksJones Day represented defendant IBM in a patent infringement case relating to management of data caching on computer networks.
  • AmTran Technology defends against ITC investigation involving digital transmission of data to televisionsJones Day represented AmTran Technology Co., Ltd., a Taiwan-based electronics supplier, in an ITC Section 337 investigation involving digital transmission of data to televisions.
  • 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)

    Coby, Inc.

    Vishay Inc. (threatened infringement - license)


    Fedders Consumer Electronic (asset sale)