Jaya Sharma, Ph.D. Patent Agent | Philadelphia, PA
Jaya Sharma is an intellectual property patent agent with over 11 years of in-house and law firm experience. She is well versed in various aspects of patent law including U.S. patent preparation and prosecution, foreign prosecution, patentability analysis, freedom to operate analysis, validity assessments, and IP strategy development. She has experience in a wide variety of technologies including advanced materials, polymers, biomaterials, fibers, nanowebs, solar cells, lithium ion battery and separators, nanotechnology, semiconductors, optics, opto-electronic devices, printing devices, lubricants, personal & home care products, biomedical, and pharmaceutical products and methods.
Prior to her career in intellectual property, Jaya worked as a research and development scientist at a start-up company working with ceramics, polymers, and polymer nano-composites for photonic applications. Jaya’s R&D experience, coupled with experience as an in-house patent agent providing IP support to research projects from infancy to product development by working closely with the researchers, and especially in a cross-functional team from legal, technical and business, makes her a valuable asset to her clients.