Miku H. Mehta

Professional Summary

Miku H. Mehta advises clients on intellectual property, patent prosecution and counseling, as well as trademarks and copyrights. Miku’s practice focuses on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, due diligence projects, including preparation of opinions in the areas of patentability, validity, infringement and product clearance, and patent licensing. He has extensive experience in technology including computer software and hardware, networks, internet-related applications, environmental technologies, optics, mechanical engineering, business processes and medical devices, as well as registration and renewal of trademarks.


  • International Association for the Protection of the Intellectual Property (AIPPI)
  • South Asian Bar Association of Northern California
  • American Chamber of Commerce – Japan (ACCJ)
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
  • Keizai Society of Northern California
  • Silicon Valley Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Boy Scouts of America - Adult Leader


  • JD, George Mason University School of Law
  • BS (Systems Engineering, Environmental Sciences), University of Virginia

News Coverage


  • Co-presenter. "Latest Legal Issues In The U.S. and China In The New Biden Era - Data Privacy and Export Control Laws," an HHP and Wolters Kluwer webinar, January 21, 2021.
  • Co-presenter. "Episode 12: Building IP Departments - Part 1," IP Counsel Cafe Coffee Break Podcast, December 14, 2020.
  • Co-presenter. "Complying with U.S. Export Controls in an Unpredictable Global Marketplace." Webinar, October 21, 2020. Video and PowerPoint.
  • Co-presenter. “How to Best Protect Yourself When a Customer Files Bankruptcy,” Podcast, August 24, 2020.
  • Co-presenter. "Patent Troll Litigation Is On The Upswing," Procopio Perspectives Podcast, June 26, 2020.
  • Co-presenter. "Can I Still Export Semiconductor, Telecommunication, Or AI Technologies to Huawei?," Procopio Perspectives Podcast, May 28, 2020.
  • Moderator. “Foreign Prosecution: Considering Different Countries & Cost Cutting Strategies,” IP Counsel Café, Palo Alto, CA, May 7, 2019.
  • "Patent Prosecution Workshop - Getting Your Claims Through the Patent," IP Counsel Cafe, Palo Alto, CA, April 24, 2015. 
  • Panelist. "Managing Risk in a Changing IP Landscape," Silicon Valley IP Forum, Palo Alto, CA, October 29, 2014.
  • “Patent Prosecution Bootcamp: Navigating the AIA,” IP Counsel Café, Palo Alto, CA, April 4, 2014.
  • “Strategic Use of Design Patents” at Ji2 Seminar in Osaka, Japan, May 23, 2013  
  • “Patent Drafting and Prosecution Issues and Tips Under the New AIA Rules”  Webcast at Thomson Reuters,  May 15, 2013 
  • Speaker on Panel “Patent Prosecution Bootcamp: Save Time, Save Money, Get it Right the First Time” at IP Counsel Café in Palo Alto, CA, April 25, 2013.
  • Moderator of Panel on “America Invents Act: Application Drafting Under AIA” at IP Counsel Café in Palo Alto, CA, April 25, 2013.
  • “Patentability Searches and Competitor Monitoring Strategies in View of AIA,” Webinar, Nationwide, April 17, 2013 
  • “Patent Research Strategies in view of New Patent Challenge Procedures Under AIA” Webcast webinar with TT Consultants, April 16, 2013.
  • “America Invents Act: Final Rules on First-Inventor-to-File” at Japanese Patent Attorney Group - INFOPAT, Tokyo, Japan, February 24, 2013
  •  “The Patent Game: Changing Values in Changing Times,” Keizai Society, Palo Alto, CA, September 20, 2012.
  • “Patent Prosecution Bootcamp,” IP Counsel Café, Palo Alto, CA, April 18-20, 2012.