Manav Das works closely with his clients to draft and prosecute patents globally. He has experience counseling research universities, small businesses and start-ups, while also preparing and prosecuting patent applications for leading global companies in the software, banking, telecommunications, and insurance industries.
With a background in mathematics and experience working in academia and in-house legal departments, Dr. Das offers clients a valuable perspective – combining detailed technological knowledge with legal and business acumen to create effective intellectual property strategies.
Dr. Das is named an inventor on three U.S. patents for various software technologies, and has drafted and prosecuted patents for a wide range of technologies, including:
Prior to joining MBHB, Dr. Das was Of Counsel at Banner & Witcoff (Chicago) and a patent attorney at Middleton Reutlinger (Louisville). He also served as a senior corporate counsel at Micro Focus, and a patent portfolio manager at Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company, and Hewlett-Packard Company. Additionally, he was a tenured faculty in mathematics at the University of Louisville, and a visitor at various research institutions in the U.S. and internationally.
Dr. Das serves as vice chair of the U.S. Patent Office Practice Committee of the Intellectual Property Owners Association, and as an advisory board member for the Illinois Patent Hub. Passionate about mathematics, Dr. Das is still involved as a contributing editor for Real Analysis Exchange, a mathematics journal from Michigan State University Press.