Chitrajit (CJ) Chandrashekar is a patent agent in the Health Sciences Department of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Silicon Valley office. He focuses on preparing and prosecuting patent applications for clients ranging from individual inventors and startup companies to large corporations. His areas of technical focus include network traffic management, application delivery and acceleration, mobile devices, operating systems and virtualization, enterprise management systems, network security, electronic commerce, insurance technologies, artificial intelligence, big data analytics, blockchain technology, business methods, and cloud storage solutions.
Mr. Chandrashekar also regularly provides research on issues of infringement for legal opinions as well as litigation assistance, and he prepares and performs patentability, infringement and validity searches.
Before joining Pepper, Mr. Chandrashekar served as a patent technical specialist at another national law firm and worked in house as an intellectual property specialist at a large technology company. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office with limited recognition under 37 CFR 11.9(b). Mr. Chandrashekar is also a co-inventor of an issued U.S. patent.