Anand

Anand Viswanathan, Ph.D.

Associate

Michigan OfficeP (248) 226-2884F (248) 358-3351

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Anand Viswanathan is a registered patent attorney at Brooks Kushman. His practice includes international and domestic patent prosecution, intellectual property litigation, technical design consulting, and IP licensing. His concentration primarily focuses on technologies in life sciences, chemistry and medical devices.

Anand takes a research-focused approach in... see more >

Anand Viswanathan is a registered patent attorney at Brooks Kushman. His practice includes international and domestic patent prosecution, intellectual property litigation, technical design consulting, and IP licensing. His concentration primarily focuses on technologies in life sciences, chemistry and medical devices.

Anand takes a research-focused approach in preparing and prosecuting patent applications in various industries. He has extensive experience in working with university tech transfer divisions, licensing managers and professors on protecting and monetizing their inventions.

Prior to joining Brooks Kushman, Anand was a patent attorney at Garvey, Smith, Nehrbass & North L.L.C. in Louisiana. Anand received a B.S. from Loyola University of New Orleans in 2002, majoring in Chemistry and minoring in Computer Information Systems. In 2008, he was awarded a Ph.D. in Human Genetics from Louisiana State University Health Science Center in New Orleans for his research on gene therapy approaches to modify mesenchymal stem cells to enhance chemotatic targeting in lung injury. He also worked on a number of research projects related to cystic fibrosis, immunology, gene therapy, and stem cell therapeutics.

Anand received a Juris Doctor from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center of Louisiana State University in 2012, where he was the Secretary for the Intellectual Property Law Association. During law school, Dr. Viswanathan worked extensively with the technology transfer offices of Louisiana State University and Brigham Young University to acquire intellectual property protection for research being conducted at both universities.

Dr. Viswanathan is admitted to practice before the Minnesota Supreme Court of Minnesota, Supreme Court of Alabama, and the United States Patent and Trademark Office. < see less

Education

J.D., Paul M. Hebert Law Center,  Louisiana State University

Ph.D. Human Genetics, Louisiana State University Health Science Center  New Orleans

B.S., Chemistry, Loyola University of New Orleans

State Bar of Alabama

State Bar of Minnesota

  • Brooks Kushman Expands Life Science and Chemistry Practice
    Tuesday, October 04, 2016

    SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Brooks Kushman has expanded its patent prosecution team with the addition of Associate Anand Viswanathan. Viswanathan will support Brooks Kushman clients in the life sciences, medical device and chemistry industries in the firm’s Southfield, Michigan office. In his role with Brooks Kushman, Viswanathan will focus on preparing and...