Gurneet Singh has more than 10 years of experience in intellectual property (IP) litigation, strategic IP counseling, patent portfolio development, patentability and noninfringement opinions, open-source software matters, and IP due diligence. He leverages his background in electrical engineering, biomedical engineering, and business to represent entities, including some of the most well-known companies, start-ups, and universities across the world, in complex technological areas.
Gurneet has represented clients in various technologies, including neural networks and other machine learning technologies, blockchain technology, cloud computing platforms, hardware accelerators, autonomous vehicles, medical devices, and consumer products with technical capabilities. He has authored articles related to patent law in academic and practice-focused journals, including the Chicago-Kent Journal of IP, the IP lawyer column within the IAM (Intellectual Asset Management) magazine, the expert analysis section of Law360, IP Litigator, and others.
Prior to joining Jones Day, Gurneet was an IP associate in the Silicon Valley office of a global IP firm. He also worked as a full-time patent agent while attending Rutgers Law School in the evenings. Upon graduation, Rutgers recognized him as an outstanding law school graduate.
Gurneet has also performed academic research at engineering, business, and medical schools of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), at ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology), and at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay. He has taught technology management as a teaching assistant at UCLA, electrical engineering as an instructor for a summer program at UCLA, and tennis as a certified tennis coach. In addition, Gurneet represented India multiple times in International Tennis Federation (ITF) Junior World Ranking Tennis Tournaments in singles and doubles categories.
Publications Prior to Jones Day
Are Internet-Implemented Applications of Block-Chain Technology Patent-Eligible in the United States?, 17 Chi.-Kent J. Intell. Prop. 356
Dos And Don'ts For Clearing The Alice Hurdle In E-Commerce, IP Lawyer Column, Intellectual Asset Magazine
US Patent Practice Drifting Toward Approach Prevalent Abroad, Expert Analysis Section, Law360
Key Lessons from Patent Litigation for Drafting and Prosecuting Utility Patent Applications, IP Litigator, Volume 22, Number 3, pages 19–21
- Rutgers University (J.D. with highest academic achievement in IP curriculum 2019; Dean's List); University of California, Los Angeles (M.S. in Biomedical Engineering 2009); Punjab Engineering College (B.E. in Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering 2007, first division with honors)
- California and registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
- Hindi, Punjabi, and Urdu