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Harnik Shukla

Harnik Shukla is a partner in the firm’s Orange County office.

Mr. Shukla practices intellectual property law, with a focus on patent prosecution and inter partes review (IPR).  He has worked on a diverse set of technologies including: 

Medical Devices, including patient monitors such as pulse oximeters, depth of consciousness EEG monitors, and respiration monitors.
GI Pill Electronics.
Signal Processing Technologies, including respiration rate measurements from acoustic sensors and optical sensors.
Network Management and Communication Systems, including gateways, MIMO, and time-domain multiplexing technologies.
Software Applications, including liver disease detection system, web-analytics, search recommendation engines, media hub, referral system, mobile apps system.
Optoelectronic Devices and Nanotechnologies, including MEMS displays, OLED displays, quantum dot nanocrystals, solar cells, and photodetectors.
Wireless Energy Transfer Technologies.

During law school, Mr. Shukla served as a Senior Editor of the UC Irvine Law Review. Mr. Shukla worked as a summer associate at the firm in 2011 and joined the firm in 2012. 

Clerk Experience

Judicial Extern for Judge Josephine Tucker (Central District of California)

University of California – Irvine, J.D.
University of Toronto, M.S., Electrical Engineering
University of Toronto, B.S., Engineering Physics
State Bar of California
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Communications Technology

Wireless Local Area Networks

Electrical, Semiconductor & Computer Technology

Electronics & Semiconductors

Healthcare Information Technology

Software & IT


Solar Power

Medical Devices & Procedures

Ablation Technology

AI & Machine Learning



Hemorrhagic Stroke


Infusion Pumps

Medical Informatics & Software Systems



Sleep Apnea


Vital Signs, Physiologic, & Hemodynamic Monitoring

Design Patents
Due Diligence
Global Portfolio Management
Infringement Risk 
IP Strategy
IP Transactions and Agreements
Opinions Counseling
Patent Strategy & Prosecution
Tech Transactions
U.S. Patent Prosecution

  • Named to the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch guide, which “recognizes lawyers who are earlier in their careers for their outstanding professional excellence in private practice”, for Intellectual Property Law (2024)
  • Recognized by The Legal 500 “United States” for Patent Prosecution and identified as a “Next Gen Partner” (2023)
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