Arvind Jairam is an associate in the Litigation practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. His practice is focused on patent post-grant proceedings at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and patent litigation in district courts.
Mr. Jairam’s experience spans several aspects of patent law, including prosecution, litigation, post-grant proceedings, licensing, and opinions. He has drafted and/or prosecuted over two hundred patent applications in various technical fields, generally relating to the electrical engineering and computers (including hardware and software). Mr. Jairam has worked on numerous patent infringement cases, and, more recently, he has been an active practitioner in inter partes review (IPR) proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Mr. Jairam acquired a broad base of technical understanding during his university studies, where he earned undergraduate degrees in computer science, electrical and computer engineering, and mathematical sciences, as well as a master’s degree in electrical and computer engineering. He refined his depth of technical experience through his work at MIT Lincoln Laboratory, where he worked on various research and development projects at Lincoln Lab involving signal processing and communications in the areas of image processing, machine learning, and radars; additionally, he also worked in audio signal processing (e.g., for speech/speaker/language recognition) and natural language processing. His projects were often multi-disciplinary and combined varying aspects of theory (e.g., for algorithm design), software (e.g., in various prototyping and field-operational contexts), and hardware (e.g., audio processing experience in a quiet room, with an acoustically accurate head/torso modeling apparatus).
Clients benefit from Mr. Jairam’s diverse experiences in technology, law, and business. In addition to his technical degrees and law degree, he also earned a master’s degree in business administration and management, and he continually seeks to apply principles of effective management for the benefit of clients.
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