Sundar Subramanyam, Ph.D.

Sundar Subramanyam, Ph.D.

Sundar Subramanyam, Ph.D.

Sundar Subramanyam is a senior attorney in the firm’s Litigation Department and a member of its Intellectual Property Group. He concentrates his practice on intellectual property and patent litigation in the pharmaceutical, chemical, medical device and biotechnology areas. Dr. Subramanyam joined Goodwin in 2005.

Dr. Subramanyam is a member of the American Bar Association, Massachusetts Bar Association, Boston Bar Association and Boston Patent Lawyers Association.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Dr. Subramanyam was an associate in the Boston office of Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge, where he focused on managing client IP portfolios, preparing and prosecuting patent applications, and providing assistance on legal opinions, patent litigation, and patent prosecution in the pharmaceutical, chemical, biotechnology, medical device and material science areas. He also worked as a science advisor in that firm. Prior to embarking on his legal career, Dr. Subramanyam was the Intellectual Property Manager in a start-up biotechnology company, where he developed the company’s IP portfolio and focused on technology licensing and patent prosecution.

Areas of Practice


Dr. Subramanyam has advised clients on a variety of intellectual property issues in the pharmaceutical, chemical, biotechnology, medical device and material science areas. His experience includes patent litigation, patentability and invalidity opinions, freedom to operate and due diligence, intellectual property development and patent prosecution.



J.D., 2005
Suffolk University School of Law
Ph.D., Chemistry, 1990
Kent State University
M.S., 1982
University of Madras
B.S., Chemistry, 1980
University of Madras



U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)


U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
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