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Harish Ruchandani



Harish Ruchandani is counsel in Sterne Kessler’s Electronics Practice Group where he prepares and prosecutes U.S. and foreign patent applications. Harish’s technical expertise spans many areas of computer science and technology including computer networking, geospatial data analysis, virtual machine execution and processing, image processing, HTML, CSS, Javascript, web analytics, touch screen and tablet computing, search technologies, network security, interface design, Java applications, packet routing, financial products and CRM.  

Prior to attending law school at George Mason University, Harish worked as a computer programming consultant, providing support for various government agencies and performing classified work directed towards strengthening the United States’ national security. Before joining the firm, Harish worked as a patent attorney preparing and prosecuting patents in various fields of information and technology. He also worked as a patent examiner at the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) where he examined patent applications in the 2100 Art area focused on multi-processing technologies such as virtual machines, task and process management, resource sharing and multitasking, object-oriented programming, load balancing, semaphores and priority scheduling. 

Harish received his B.S. in computer science from George Mason University.

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George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School
cum laude
Computer Science
George Mason University


District of Columbia
United States Patent & Trademark Office