Mind + Muscle

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Sterne Kessler Goldstein Fox
Gaurav Asthana

Mind + Muscle

Gaurav Asthana


  • Gaurav Asthana
  • p 202.772.8850
  • f 202.371.2540
  • gasthana@skgf.com

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Mr. Asthana is an associate and registered patent agent in the firm's Electronics Group. His practice involves patent prosecution in a variety of Electrical and Computer Engineering technologies. His undergraduate and graduate engineering degrees were focused in the areas of microprocessor design, computer architecture, and VLSI systems.  Mr. Asthana specializes in the areas of computer architecture, microprocessors, digital hardware design, and telecommunication systems.  He has also assisted in the analysis of patents for infringement, validity, due diligence, as well as the analysis of intellectual property portfolios to help identify licensing strategies.

Mr. Asthana has intellectual property experience in many technologies including:

  • Microprocessors and integrated circuits
  • Multi-processor systems
  • System on chip designs
  • Memory systems
  • Video compression
  • Audio/Video Codecs
  • Cryptography
  • IC and circuit board layout
  • Computer-related business methods
  • Telecommunications systems
  • Network systems and protocols
  • Internet applications
  • Aerospace applications
  • RFID applications
  • Analog and digital electronics
  • Business methods
  • Database design
  • Packet switched networks
  • RAID systems
  • Photolithography systems
  • Spectroscopy
  • Interferometry
  • Optical communication
  • Semiconductor technology
  • Medical devices
  • Biomedical devices

Mr. Asthana is an associate barred only in CA and is currently supervised by DC Bar Member: Rob Sokohl.

  • Admissions
      • United States Patent and Trademark Office

  • Education
    • J.D., Georgetown University 

    • M.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

    • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology with Highest Honors


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