University of New Hampshire

School of Law

School of Law

Rajiv P. Patel, JD/MIP '95

Dean's Advisory Council Member

Partner, Intellectual Property Group, Fenwick & West LLP

Rajiv P. Patel is regularly called upon to advise on a wide range of patent matters, including patent strategies for startup companies, patent audits and restructuring for emerging companies, patent diligence in financing and merger and acquisition matters, and patent litigation and re-examination crossover strategies for companies embroiled in patent disputes.

Among the clients Patel has represented:, Inc.; Canon Research Americas, Inc.; Hewlett-Packard Company/Palm, Inc.; Logitech, Inc.; Sipro Lab Telecom, Inc.; Synopsys, Inc.; Twitter, Inc.; Ustream, Inc.; VoiceAge Corporation; and Woodman Labs, Inc.

In addition to his law practice, Patel has been an adjunct professor at the University of California, Hastings College of Law, where he taught a patents course. He is a member of the faculty of Practising Law Institute and chairs the Advanced Patent Prosecution program.