Professional Biography

Babak Tehranchi, Ph.D. Partner

  • San Diego

    D +1.858.720.5734

    F +1.858.720.5834

    San Diego

    11988 El Camino Real, Suite 350

    San Diego, CA


  • Los Angeles

    T +1.310.788.9900

    F +1.310.788.3399

    Los Angeles

    1888 Century Park East, Suite 1700

    Los Angeles, CA






Patent Prosecution, Counseling and Post-Grant Review

Verance Corporation

Draft and prosecute patents related to digital watermarking and content management technologies; provide strategic counseling in filing and prosecuting standards-related patents, as well as development of U.S. and foreign patent portfolios; conduct IP due diligence and competitive analysis.

Shenzhen Liown Electronics Company

Provide strategic counseling in development and growth of U.S. and foreign patent portfolios; draft and prosecute utility and design applications related to electronic and electromechanical lighting systems; conduct competitive analysis and pre-litigation due diligence.

University of California San Diego

Draft and prosecute U.S. and International patents in a variety of cutting-edge technological areas, including optical systems, medical devices and MRI systems.

Post-Grant Proceedings

Worked on more than 30 inter partes reviews (IPR) and Covered Business Method Review (CBM) proceedings, including drafting petitions, working with technical experts, taking and defending depositions, and making oral arguments in front of the Patent Trial and Appeals Board. Worked on numerous ex parte and inter partes reexaminations on behalf of various clients.

Patent Portfolio Analysis and Acquisition

Wireless Patent Portfolios

Performed technical and legal due diligence of wireless patent portfolio, which resulted in acquisition of over 1000 patents and patent applications.

Multimedia Streaming Patent Portfolio

Represented our client in conducting patent due diligence and acquisition of multimedia streaming patent portfolio in a transaction worth over $100M.




Areas of Focus

Bar and Court Admissions

  • California

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


  • University of San Diego School of Law, J.D.
  • The University of Arizona, Ph.D., Optical Sciences
  • The University of Arizona, M.S., Optical Sciences
  • The University of Arizona, M.S., Electrical Engineering
  • The University of Arizona, B.S., Electrical Engineering,
    magna cum laude


  • Farsi