Vinod Doddamani – Attorney
India born and internationally raised, Vinod Doddamani is a citizen of Germany and has been based in South Florida since 2009. Mr. Doddamani has four degrees and a technical and scientific background. He received his undergraduate degree at Purdue University and completed law school at Chapman University. Mr. Doddamani focused on the areas of intellectual property, entertainment, international and immigration law and was a member of the Student Bar Association. He speaks ten languages, including German, French, Polish, Italian, Spanish and Hindi. He has had solid experience with several Fortune 500 companies as a consultant and systems analyst, including AEG, Credit Suisse, Phillip Morris, PIMCO, Capital Group and Sony Pictures.
Vinod Doddamani is a Patent, Trademark and Technology lawyer with five years of experience in Patent Practice. In addition, he practices Immigration Law and has successfully litigated several cases involving deportation and removal. He has appeared in several Immigration Courts all over the country. After graduating Law School and passing the Patent Bar Exam, Mr. Doddamani worked in Orange County and Los Angeles in the Patent Prosecution and Search Area and has filed several patent applications and trademarks. He is admitted to the Illinois and District of Columbia Bars. He joined the firm in 2010 and continued to work in those areas as well as Immigration Law. He is able to secure Patents on your tangible ideas and inventions as well as Trademarks on your brands and entities as well as advise you on all other areas of Intellectual Property.
- Illinois Bar: Licensed ‘ 07
- District of Columbia Bar: Licensed ’09
- US Patent & Trademark Office Reg. No. 58784, June 2006
- Chapman University School of Law, Orange, CA, JD May 2006
Area of Specialization: Intellectual Property (Patent, Trademark, Copyright, Entertainment, Internet) with International Emphasis, including International Law and Trade Law/WTO.
- West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, MS, Computer Science August 1994
Master’s Thesis in Heuristics, Goal Planning; Advanced Topics: Graphics, Databases, Software Tuning
- Purdue University, W. Lafayette, IN, BS, Computer Science May 1987
- St. Joseph’s College, Bangalore, India, B.Sc., Physics/Chemistry/Math [First Class] June 1985
Honor Societies/Memberships: ABA, OCBA, Chapman SBA, Phi Delta Phi Law Fraternity, Phi Eta Sigma(Freshman)
Languages (order of fluency): English, German, Polish, French, Italian, Spanish, Hindi and other Indian languages.
- Vinod Doddamani Esquire, Delray Beach, FL (Patent/Trademark Attorney/Immigration Attorney 2009-Present)
Patent Attorney. Drafted and Filed several US Patent Applications in various fields such as software, hardware, mechanical and medical devices, durable goods. Filed and Prosecuted several US Trademark Applications. Represented numerous Immigration clients with USCIS and appeared Immigration Courts all over US. Bonded out numerous Immigration detainees.
- Adeli and Tollen, Los Angeles, CA (Patent Attorney, 2009)
Patent Attorney. Drafted claims and performed claim chart analysis for US Patent Applications.
- Cardinal Intellectual Property, Evanston, IL (Patent Analysis, 2008-2009)
Patent Attorney. Issued official patentability opinions, claim analysis, prior art references for USPTO WIPO/PCT applications.
- Wuersch & Gering LLP, New York, NY (Summer Internship, June-July 2005)
Legal Intern for trademark, corporations and securities, contracts, immigration matters, Swiss/German law, German translation.
Highlights of Work Experience as Information Technology Consultant (1989-2003)
- Capital Group Companies, Brea, CA
Business Analyst and Production Support Coordinator. Coordination for multiple order processing, authorization, compliance, trading, FX, portfolio analysis, research and statistical systems for entire financial and investment system lifecycle. Coordinate with US, European and Asian teams/users troubleshooting of major system discrepancies and breakdowns.
- Simon Wiesenthal Center, Beverly Hills, CA
IT Consultant. Enhanced and maintained Holocaust Registry text/photo archive databases, translated Polish, German archives.
- PIMCO, Newport Beach, CA
IT Consultant in financial/trading systems. Maintained/redeveloped Bond/Mortgage Trading Systems – 3rd-largest bond manager in US. Managed Bloomberg trade feed , daily system trades merger, Bonds Under Management/Currency Exposure System.
- Sony Pictures Entertainment, Culver City, CA
IT Consultant. Maintained, supported, developed & Y2K-converted six systems for Motion Pictures, Corporate and Legal divisions.
- KPMG/Orange County Superior Court, Santa Ana, CA
IT/Legal Consultant. Developed courtroom docket application, reports and procedures for use by Orange/Ventura Counties.
- Credit Suisse/First Boston, New York, NY
IT Consultant, Trading Systems. Developed Contingent Trade Tracking application for Moscow office, Positions and Balances system. Database conversion. EMU-compliance of Cash Management and Bond Borrowing applications used in London office.
- AEG Aktiengesellschaft, Neumünster, Germany
Redeveloped, enhanced, and maintained rule-based expert systems for low-voltage power switchgear circuits for New Technologies division, developed by Daimler-Benz Research Institute, Berlin.
- Bogen Elektronik GmbH, Berlin, Germany
Junior Systems analyst. Wrote parts-listing system for electronic switchgears and system boards