Sanjay S. Bagade
Previously, Mr. Bagade held positions as Vice President, Legal Affairs with both Broncus Technologies, Inc. and Asthmatx, Inc. and was Director of Intellectual Property/Legal Counsel with Arthrocare Corporation. Mr. Bagade was also an associate in the life science group of Morrison & Foerster.
Mr. Bagade’s patent practice includes: creating and executing strategies to build patent portfolios as well as guiding companies through the various outside intellectual property diligence review required for funding; managing domestic and foreign patent portfolios; counseling companies in managing an invention disclosure review process; patent drafting and prosecution; reissue and reexamination proceedings; patent related opinion counsel; investor-side due diligence reviews; licensing transactions; review of various clinical trial, non-disclosure, and service agreements.
Mr. Bagade’s experience also includes providing patent counsel for a wide variety of medical device applications including mechanical, electro-mechanical, and combination drug-device based technologies. He also provided patent counsel for a range of mechanical based technologies, optical devices for telecommunications, microarray devices, as well as fluidic devices.
Mr. Bagade holds a mechanical engineering degree from Drexel University (1991), Philadelphia, PA and a law degree from the University of Pittsburgh (1998). Prior to law school, Mr. Bagade was a project engineer with Arrow International, Inc. (a medical device manufacturer). He is a member of the state bar of California and registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.