Anand Mohan

Anand Mohan


Alexandria, VA

How Anand Helps Clients

Anand Mohan focuses his practice on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Additionally, he counsels clients about their patent portfolio strategy and how to best protect their technology.

Anand has experience in intellectual property matters directed to a wide array of electrical and computer arts such as software, business methods, semiconductor processes and circuits, memory devices, computer networks, telecommunication systems, database management systems and various display device technologies.

Before joining Buchanan, Anand was a patent attorney with one of the largest intellectual property boutiques in Washington, D.C. Prior to his legal career, Anand worked as a software programmer at one of the largest investment banks in the world.

What Clients Can Expect

Anand provides prompt and effective counsel by carefully considering the client’s goal and developing prosecution strategies based on the goal. With his prior experience as a software programmer, Anand can provide a highly technical assessment of a client’s invention by breaking down highly developed concepts to provide clients with a pragmatic explanation of how legal issues may potentially affect the client's interests. Anand provides an honest assessment regarding patent protection strategies by doing a cost and benefit analysis of such strategies. 

Outside the Office

Anand was born and raised in New Delhi, India. He is married and loves to spend time with his wife and son. He loves playing golf with his friends and is working on his short golf game. If he wasn't an attorney, he would be a history professor because of his love for world history.

Proof Points

  • Prosecuted hundreds of U.S. patent applications across many different technology areas.
  • Conducted dozens of examiner interviews to develop strategies to overcome 35 U.S.C. §101 rejections frequently arising in software or business method patent applications.
  • Extensive software programming experience in the field of financial technologies.