Jaya Sharma

Jaya Sharma Ph.D.

Washington, DC Phone: (703) 917-0000 ext 202 Fax: (703) 997-4905

Dr. Sharma has over 10 years of law firm and in-house experience in various aspects of patent law, including U.S. patent preparation and prosecution, foreign prosecution, patentability analysis, freedom to operate analysis, validity assessment, and IP strategy development. She brings patent prosecution experience in a wide variety of technologies including advanced materials, polymers, biomaterials, nanotechnology, nonwovens, fibers, solar cells, electrochemical cells, semiconductors, optics, opto-electronic devices, printing devices, electronic paper, lubricants, and biomedical.

Prior to joining MH2 Technology Law Group LLP, Dr. Sharma worked as an in-house patent agent at DuPont Company for over five years providing IP support to Central Research and Development in the areas of biomaterials, chemical and material sciences. Prior to DuPont, she worked at MH2 Technology Law Group for over four years in the areas of advanced materials, image processing devices, semiconductors, toners, and nanotechnology. Dr. Sharma started her patent law career as a science advisor with Elman Technology Law, P.C., where she worked in the areas of optics, biomedical and mechanical arts. Prior to her legal career, Dr. Sharma worked as a research scientist at Photon-X, Inc. for three years working with ceramics, polymers, and polymer nano-composites for photonic applications.

Bar Admissions:

  • Registered to Practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


  • Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • MS in Polymer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
  • MS in Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India
  • BS Honors in Chemistry, Hindu College, University of Delhi, Delhi, India

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Chemical Society (ACS)