Visiting Committee – Himanshu S. Amin

Managing Partner, Amin, Turocy & Watson, LLP

Himanshu S. Amin practices in the area of intellectual property law, including patent, trademark, copyright, unfair competition, and trade secrets. Himanshu founded the firm Amin, Turocy & Watson, LLP, and built from scratch one of (if not the) largest electrical/computer science group of patent practitioners in the country. Himanshu is retained frequently by executives and top researchers to conduct forward patenting sessions in connection with cutting-edge technologies. He has extensive experience with patent prosecution and patent portfolio development/analysis. He has assisted over twenty Fortune 500 high-tech clients with respective patent portfolio development and management efforts. Many clients routinely engage Himanshu to work with their most senior-level executives in connection with offensive and defensive forward patenting initiatives. A number of clients also utilize his expertise to develop and implement creative conflict resolution strategies, and perform due diligence analyses and valuation in connection with IP-centric corporate acquisitions.

Himanshu is also a principal at NanoAxis, LLC, a biotech start-up that develops bio-conjugated quantum dots and applications thereof in the medical and biological markets. He is a co-owner of Hofbrauhaus, Cleveland, and co-owner of Ink On Ink Off a skin rejuvenation company located in Cleveland, OH that utilizes state of the art Picosure laser technology. He is an Adjunct Professor of Strategic Intellectual Property Management at Case Western Reserve University School of Law. Himanshu is listed in Super Lawyers magazine. He is an Executive Member of the Board of Trustees for Playhouse Square, Cleveland, OH, and chairs the Sales and Marketing Committee at PHS, he is on the Dean’s Visiting Board at the Weatherhead School of Management, the Board of Trustees at Hawken School, and the Editorial Board of CBC Magazine. Prior to practicing law, he worked for a number of years as a design engineer at a multinational engineering consulting firm. During law school, he was the recipient of the Nathan Burkan award for copyright law, placed second in the U.C. Berkeley Boalt Law School National High Technology Writing Competition, and authored “The Lack of Protection Afforded Software Under the Current Intellectual Property Laws,” 43 Clev.St.L.Rev.1, 19 (1995).