Chethan Srinivasa is an associate with Foley & Lardner LLP where he counsels clients on securing patents in electronics and software technologies.
While at Northeastern University School of Law, he was a judicial intern for the Honorable Marianne B. Bowler, Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, where he did legal research, wrote bench memoranda, and briefed the judge on patent infringement mediations. He was also an intern with the Massachusetts Attorney’s General Office – Department of Business, Technology and Economic Development, where he researched and wrote policy memoranda on a range of issues affecting businesses in the Commonwealth, including auto insurance regulations, Internet sales tax, data security breaches, and debt-collection regulations.
Mr. Srinivasa also gained experience with an in-house legal department where he performed patent prosecution, drafted, reviewed, and negotiated business agreements, and assisted with litigation in intellectual property, employment, and antitrust.
Prior to his legal career, Mr. Srinivasa worked as a radar systems engineer for a large defense company, where he was a subject matter expert on discrimination algorithms for a missile defense system. He also gained experience at mobile software and engineering companies and a transplant immunology research lab.
Mr. Srinivasa has an entrepreneurial background as well. He was a co-founder and chief executive officer for a portal advertising Web site, and worked as an independent invention researcher.