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Jomy J. Methipara

Jomy J. Methipara is a business attorney who advises entrepreneurs, business executives and general counsel on corporate and securities law matters such as corporate formation and structuring, mergers and acquisitions, contract negotiations, and efforts to raise capital.  Mr. Methipara is also well experienced in intellectual property law matters.  Mr. Methipara represents clients including Fortune 500 companies, startup companies, technology companies, and individual inventors before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). 

Mr. Methipara specializes in patent prosecution and opinion work, U.S. and foreign patent procurement, portfolio management, and appeal proceedings before the USPTO.  Mr. Methipara also has substantial experience in counseling clients and rendering opinions on matters related to patentability, infringement, validity, freedom-to-operate, due diligence, and prosecution strategy involving domestic and foreign patents.  Mr. Methipara also assists in patent litigation matters including the development of the technical aspects of litigation, such as developing claim construction, invalidity and non-infringement positions.

Mr. Methipara’s main technological areas of patent experience include mechanical and electromechanical devices, printers, immersion lithography devices, optics, lasers, hybrid and electric cars, digital cameras, vehicle airbag devices, aircraft cockpit design, oil refineries, power tools, semiconductors, computer systems, and medical devices such as ophthalmic surgical devices, other surgical devices, drug delivery and injection devices, and medical packaging, transport and sterilization devices.

Education & Credentials


John Marshall Law School

J.D., 2010

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 2002

Bar Admission

  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia

Prominent Assignments

  • Managed patent portfolios for several fortune 500 companies in industries including automotive, medical devices, printers, immersion lithography devices, digital cameras, and aerospace. 
  • Participated in two cases at the International Trade Commission (ITC) on behalf of an automotive supplier.
  • Supported litigation efforts in various federal district court cases for ecommerce and digital media companies.

Startup and Small Business Assignments 

  • Raised money and built capital

  • Renegotiated patent licensing agreements

  • Managed patent and trademark portfolios

Professional Involvement

  • South Asian Bar Association of Washington D.C.
    • General Director, 2022 
  • Intellectual Property Owners Association
    • U.S. Post-Grant Patent Office Practice Committee
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
    • Diversity in IP Law Committee
    • PTAB Trial Committee 
    • Corporate Practice Committee
    • Patent Litigation Committee
    • International and Foreign Law Committee
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
  • South Asian Bar Association (SABA)


  • Co-Authored, “TikTok Forced Sale Bid Embroils ByteDance’s Vast Patent Trove,” Bloomberg Law, March 2024
  • Presented, “THE NEED FOR MORE THAN JUST TREES - Legal and Policy Considerations for Innovative Climate Solutions,” National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA), November 2023
  • Presented, “Mentoring 101:  A Guide for IP Attorneys,” American Bar Association (ABA) Intellectual Property Law Section, April 2023
  • Moderated, “Protecting the Non-Fungible: NFTs and IP Law,” South Asian Bar Association of Washington DC (SABA-DC), September 2022
  • Presented, “Strategies to Design Around and Avoid Patent Infringement,” IPR Gorilla Virtual IP, February 2022
  • Presented, “Patent Vs Trade Secrets: What you need to know and how can we choose between them?” IPR Gorilla Virtual, November 2021
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