Mr. Dasgupta, a Principal of the firm, is involved in all aspects of patent law, including patent and trademark counseling and portfolio management across different countries and jurisdictions. Sumon has worked with a variety of clients, from solo inventors to Fortune 500 Companies. He has experience in patent enforcement, strategic patent portfolio development, licensing, trademarks, and opinions. Sumon has presented on patent law topics for prestigious organizations, such as the Practicing Law Institute Webinar (CLE credits earned for attendees). Sumon is an active member of Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) and is a member of the artificial intelligence (AI) and Emerging Technologies Committee. Sumon is a co-lead author of the AI Patents – Best Practices (White Paper), Intellectual Property Owners Association, published in February 2022. Mr. Dasgupta also co-presented on a CLE quality presentation at the 2022 Annual IPO meeting in Los Angeles, entitled "Protecting AI-Related Inventions: Best Practices and Impacts on Life Sciences and Software Related Technologies."
Sumon practices in all areas of patent law, with an emphasis on preparing and prosecuting patents in the electrical, mechanical, and computer (software and hardware) arts, including neural networks, virtual reality systems, compilers, encryption systems, network systems, cloud-based systems, semiconductor manufacture and design, vehicle based systems, and graphical interfaces.
Mr. Dasgupta is originally a native of Champaign, Il. Sumon enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) to obtain a Computer Engineering degree, while concurrently working as a mathematics teaching assistant. Upon graduation from UIUC, he attended law school at Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property in Concord, NH. During that time, he co-authored several papers, including an Amicus Brief to the Supreme Court of the United States. He also interned at a patent firm to gain experience in patent prosecution. After graduating law school, Sumon worked at several prominent patent boutique firms in Minnesota and New York before moving to the D.C. metro area.
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