Aparna Nemlekar

Aparna Nemlekar

Registered Patent Attorney

Pittsburgh, PA
Phone: 412.454.5021    Fax: 412.454.5060


Aparna Nemlekar is an associate in the Health Sciences Department of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Pittsburgh office. A registered patent attorney and member of the Intellectual Property Department, Ms. Nemlekar works with well-established and nascent companies, universities, and independent inventors to identify and protect their intellectual property. Ms. Nemlekar concentrates her practice in strategic patent and trademark preparation and prosecution of domestic and international applications, preparation of patentability and clearance opinions, trademark clearances, life science transactions, and other intellectual property related counseling. Her technology practice includes work in the molecular biology, nutritional supplement, pharmaceutical, organic chemistry, diagnostic, vaccine, immunology, medical, mechanical, medical device, software and business method areas.

Ms. Nemlekar is co-chair of the firm’s South Asian Affinity Group.


  • J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 2009, Network editor, Journal of Technology Law and Policy
  • M.S., Microbiology and Immunology, New York Medical College, 2006
  • B.S., Genetics, Cell Biology and Development, University of Minnesota, 2003

Bar Admissions

  • Washington
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Practice Areas

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