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Vikas Bhargava

Vikas Bhargava represents clients in a variety of intellectual property matters, including patent prosecution in the computer, software, and electronic fields, patent and trademark licensing, due diligence, and trademark prosecution.

Vikas counsels clients engaged in a wide variety of technologies, including the following:

Electronic and Electrical Technologies, including wired and wireless communications systems, audio systems, radar systems, and device charging systems
Computer Software Technologies, including mobile computing applications, user interfaces, data backup and restore systems, cloud computing, speech/voice recognition, energy management systems, network routing, content delivery networks, document management, and all manner of Internet or online processes
Artificial Intelligence
Blockchain and Smart Contracts
Unmanned Vehicles
Internet of Things (IoT) Devices and Sensor Systems
Intelligent Transportation Systems
Data Encryption and Network Security
Audio/Video Coding and Processing
Home Automation Technologies
Medical Hardware and Software Technologies, including healthcare management systems, medical imaging systems, patient monitoring devices, and measurement processing systems

During law school, Vikas served as Executive Editor of the Southern California Law Review and worked as a clinical intern for the USC Intellectual Property & Technology Law Clinic, where he assisted in patent and copyright matters for individuals, non-profits, and government agencies.  Before entering law school, he worked as a technical specialist at Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox PLLC and as a hardware design engineer at UC Berkeley.

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Vikas worked as a summer associate with the firm in 2010 and joined the firm in 2011.

University of Southern California – Gould School of Law (USC), J.D.
University of California – Berkeley (CAL), B.S., Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
University of California – Berkeley (CAL), M.S., Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
University of California – Berkeley (CAL), B.A., Economics
State Bar of California
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Communications Technology

Cellular Networking & Communications

Fiber Optic Networks

Internet Telephony

Low-Power Networks




Wireless Local Area Networks

Electrical, Semiconductor & Computer Technology

Electronics & Semiconductors

Healthcare Information Technology

Software & IT

Financial Services & Business Methods

Blockchain & Smart Contracts

Cloud Computing

Cryptocurrency & Encryption

Data Privacy

Licensing & Indemnification

Open Source

Media, Advertising & Entertainment

Mobile Applications

Online Games

Social Media

Video Games and Interactive Entertainment

Medical Devices & Procedures

AI & Machine Learning

Transportation & Vehicles

Aerospace & Space Technology

Automotive Transportation & Powersports

Electronics (Audio / Video, Communication, Navigation, Security)

Due Diligence
Global Portfolio Management
Infringement Risk 
IP Strategy
IP Transactions and Agreements
Patent Strategy & Prosecution
Tech Transactions
Trademark & Brand Protection
Trademark Registration
U.S. Patent Prosecution

South Asian Bar Association of Southern California (SABA-SC)

President (2016-2017)
President-Elect (2015-2016)
Treasurer (2014-2015)
Publicity Co-Chair (2013-2014)
Co-Secretary (2012-2013)

National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA)

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