Navin is a Patent Attorney at Caldwell. He covers different areas of patent practice, with a focus on patent prosecution and strategic counseling relating to patent prosecution. Highlights of his role include:
- Specializing in patent prosecution, patent application drafting, and patent portfolio development in a range of technologies including computer science-based technologies, such as software, mobile applications, networking, and handling related rejections in the business software and e-commerce industries
- Focusing on developing a close relationship with clients to understand the clients’ business and goals and tailoring important IP decisions based on the specific needs of each client
- Assessing of patentability and developing patent protection strategies for business growth and success
- Assisting with Patent Trial and Appeal Board Procedures, including interferences, reexamination proceedings, inter partes reviews (IPR), post-grant reviews, ex parte appeals, and other proceedings before the PTAB
Navin has technical expertise in advanced batteries, materials science, mechanical and chemical engineering, semiconductor fabrication and processing, computer science (including topics relating to artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML)), metallurgy, surgical devices, oilfield services, and geological modeling. He has also handled patent and legal work concerning various aspects in the chemical and life science related arts, including biochemical engineering, biochemistry, molecular biology, organic chemistry, polymer chemistry, pharmacology, immunology, surgical devices, and inhalants.
Prior to joining Caldwell, Navin worked as an operations technology engineer at ArcelorMittal and as a Corporate Counsel at Amphastar Pharmaceuticals. Outside of work, Navin enjoys spending time learning more about astronomy, philosophy, and art. He enjoys hiking, spending time outdoors, and restoring vintage sports cars.