Dr. Sudheer Chava focuses his practice on U.S. and foreign patent preparation and prosecution matters in the life sciences area with a focus on small molecule pharmaceutical patent preparation and prosecution. He is trained in the fields of chemistry and organic chemistry.
Prior to joining McCarter, Sudheer worked in the headquarters of a leading international law firm as a technical advisor. There, he handled patent related matters in a variety of areas including biotechnology, and technology industries. He has also helped clients to assess infringement risks and review validity issues, and has performed patent due diligence.
Before transitioning into patent law, Sudheer earned his PhD in Organic Chemistry. He has extensive postdoctoral research experience studying new carbon-carbon bond-forming reactions, as well as the biosynthesis of lignin.