Press Release
April 29, 2019

Goodwin Bolsters Technology Practice with Addition of IP Partner Sanjeet Dutta in Silicon Valley

Global law firm Goodwin announced today that Sanjeet Dutta has joined the firm’s Technology practice as a partner in the Silicon Valley office.

Dutta advises companies on patent prosecution across a variety of technology areas, including blockchain, big data analytics, finance, virtualization, cybersecurity and software security. He also advises companies on IP issues in connection with mergers and acquisitions, as well as technology transfers and licensing. He has handled over 30 IP matters in state and federal courts, before the ITC and before the Patent Trials and Appeals Board.

“We have seen an increase in demand for advisory and representation on strategic patent matters including prosecution and portfolio development, counseling and due diligence — all areas in which Sanj has an outstanding track record,” said Jim Riley, a partner in Goodwin’s Technology practice and co-leader of the Intellectual Property Transactions & Strategies practice. “A gifted lawyer with a strong technical background, Sanj understands the complex issues that sit at the intersection of law, science and technology, and we are thrilled to have him on board.”

Dutta received his J.D. from George Washington University and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois. He is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and is admitted to the California State Bar. He is recognized in the IAM Patent 1000, Litigation (ITC) and is a member of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Silicon Valley.

Dutta can be reached at and 650.752.3260.

The Intellectual Property Transactions & Strategies practice is devoted to helping companies in the creation and protection of intellectual capital, providing end-to-end IP services, from patent prosecution and portfolio management to licensing, collaborations, M+A and litigation. Goodwin counsels companies at all stages and has extensive experience across a variety of complex technologies. Goodwin has been named an industry leader in technology and IP by top publications including Chambers USA and U.S. News and World Report/Best Lawyers