Kalyani Patil, Ph.D.

Kalyani Patil is a patent professional specialist in the Patents group. She focuses her practice on intellectual property protection and counseling for chemistry and life sciences clients. Prior to joining Nixon Peabody, she was the CEO of a small business focused on commercializing sensor technology developed at a university.

What do you focus on?

I focus on drafting patent applications in the field of chemistry and life sciences. I have extensive experience in the synthesis of small molecules, drug discovery and medicinal chemistry which I use to advise clients ranging from universities to small businesses and pharmaceutical companies on their patent strategy.

What do you see on the horizon?

I see precision medicine as an emerging approach in health care and life sciences. Given that this is a young field, there are lots of interesting challenges related to cost, data privacy and standardization of data.


Kalyani Patil

Patent Professional Specialist


Phone: 617-345-6168

North Dakota State University, Ph.D.

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), M.Sc.

University of Mumbai, B.S.

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

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