Sandhya Deo

Special Counsel

I enjoy the challenge of strengthening a client’s patent position – from the development of an idea to expansion of a successful product.

+1 202 962 8375

Dr. Sandhya Deo focuses on the drafting and prosecution of chemical and biotechnology patent applications as well as the preparation of invalidity/noninfringement, freedom to operate and patentability opinions. She has extensive technical experience in bioinorganic and solid state chemistry, organic synthesis and molecular biology.

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  • Manage the global patent portfolio of Usher III Initiative 

  • Obtained the first US patents covering combination HIV therapies for Gilead Sciences 

  • Vascular Biogenics Prices IPO 

  • Vitae Pharmaceuticals Completes Initial Public Offering  

  • Flexion $74 Million Initial Public Offering 

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  • George Washington University Law School
    JD, with honors, 2009

  • Northwestern University
    PhD, 2002

  • Northwestern University
    MA, 1998

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    BS, 1997

Admissions & Credentials

District of Columbia

Registered to practice before the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO)



+1 202 962 8375 office
+1 202 716 7646 fax

1299 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20004-2400