SAURABH PRABHAKAR is a patent litigator who advises clients in high-stakes and fast-paced technology disputes. Saurabh advises clients on a variety of technology areas, including consumer electronics, software, audio and video processing, semiconductor manufacturing, telecommunications, sports equipment, textiles, and biologics. He has litigated patent disputes before federal courts, the International Trade Commission, and U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO). Saurabh has also interned for the Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He has a keen interest in technology disputes, to which he brings his decade long experience in the electronic design automation industry, where he held senior technical and managerial positions.
Besides patent litigation, Saurabh has advised clients on antitrust issues, such as cartel investigations, mergers, and FRAND licensing. Saurabh also leverages his knowledge of the Indian market by advising Indian multinational companies on matters of U.S. law. Saurabh maintains an active and diverse pro bono practice. Prior to joining Sidley, Saurabh was an associate at an international law firm.
Saurabh earned his J.D., Order of the Coif and with High Honors from George Washington University Law School where he was a member of the George Washington Law Review. Saurabh won the Giles S. Rich Intellectual Property Moot Court Competition at GWU Law twice (2013 and 2014). He also won the 2014 Marcus B. Finnegan Award for the best publishable article in IP law at GWU Law and an outstanding article award by the ITC Trial Lawyers Association in 2013. He graduated with a B.E., First Class Distinction, in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology.