Sujit Kotwal is the Co-Leader of Kilpatrick Townsend's Electronics and Software Practice group. His practice focuses on strategic counseling and patent portfolio development, with an emphasis on software and computer-related technologies. Technology areas include software systems, computer architecture, computer graphics and animation, multimedia information systems, image processing, networking and data protocols, data storage systems, databases, client-server systems, Internet-related technologies and bioinformatics.

Mr. Kotwal is also experienced in preparing patent infringement and validity opinions, performing due diligence studies, and handling reexamination and reissue proceedings before the U.S. Patent Office. He has also been involved in various stages of patent litigation. 

Mr. Kotwal's diverse clientele includes both large and small companies and also individual inventors. He formerly held software engineer positions at KLA Corporation, Amdahl Corporation and Sybase Corporation.

Professional & Community Activities

American Bar Association

San Francisco Intellectual Property Law Association


  • Santa Clara University School of Law, J.D. (1997)
  • Santa Clara University, B.S., Computer Engineering (1991)
    cum laude, Tau Beta Pi, Upsilon Pi Epsilon

Bar Admissions

  • California (1998)


  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (1998)

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