Jordan Intellectual Property Law, LLC

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Jyoti Iyer

Dr. Jyoti Iyer (aka Jyoti Ramdas) is a Senior Patent Counsel of the firm, where she focuses on patent procurement, patent portfolio strategies, counseling, and opinions. Dr. Iyer specializes in pharmaceutical, biotechnology, chemical, food sciences, nutraceuticals and material science arts. She has extensive experience in a variety of technology areas that include pharmaceutical formulations, compositions, and methods of treatment; plant extracts, methods of preparation and methods of treatment; chemical compounds, compositions, methods of making and use.


  • JD, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington D.C. (2003)
  • Postdoctoral Research, Department of Pharmacology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland (1999)       
  • Ph.D., Biochemistry, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, India (1994)
  • M.Sc., Biochemistry, M.S. University, Baroda, India (1987)
  • B.Sc., Chemistry, M.S. University, Baroda, India (1985)


  • District of Columbia, Attorney-at-Law
  • Maryland, Attorney-at-Law
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office, Registered Patent Attorney


  • Ramdas J., Infringement of US biotechnological process patents by import of products made by performing the patented process outside the United States, BioScience Law Rev., 5, 39-50 (2002).
  • Ramdas J. and J.M. Harmon., Glucocorticoid-induced apoptosis and regulation of NF-kB activity in human leukemic T-cells. Endocrinology, 139, 3813-3821 (1998).
  • Ramdas J., Liu W. and J.M. Harmon., Glucocorticoid-induced cell death requires autoinduction of glucocorticoid receptor expression in human leukemic T cells, Cancer Res., 59:1378-1385 (1999).
  • Hillman AG, Ramdas J, Multanen K, Norman MR and Harmon JM, Glucocorticoid receptor gene mutations in leukemic cells acquired in vitro and in vivo, Cancer Research, 60:2056-2062 (2000).
  • Ramdas J. and Muniyappa K., Recognition and alignment of homologous DNA sequences between minichromosomes and single stranded DNA promoted by RecA protein. Gen. Genet., 249, 336-348 (1995).
  • Ramdas J., Mythili E. and Muniyappa K., Nucleosomes on linear duplex DNA allow homologous pairing but prevent strand exchange promoted by RecA protein. of Natl. Acad. of Sci., U.S.A., 88, 1344-1348 (1991).
  • Ramdas J., Mythili E. and Muniyappa K., RecA protein promoted homologous pairing in vitro: pairing between linear duplex DNA bound to HU protein (nucleosome cores) and nucleoprotein filaments of RecA protein-single stranded DNA. J. Biol. Chem., 264, 17395-400 (1989).
  • Kansara M.S., Ramdas J., and Shrivastava, S.K. Phytochrome mediated photoregulation of NAD kinase in terminal buds of pea seedlings. J. Plant Physiology, 134(5):603-607 (1989).

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