- Automotive Technology
- Computer and Systems Engineering
- Computer Science & Software
- Electrical Engineering & Electronics
- Internet & E-Commerce
- Semiconductor Devices & Processing Methods
- State of Indiana, 2013
Purdue University, MS in Computer Science, 2006
University of Pune, BE in Computer Engineering, 2004
Tanmay helps clients identify, protect, and manage intellectual property (IP) rights related to computer hardware and software arts. He partners with his clients to understand their vision, business model, technology, and competitive landscape. He has drafted 300+ patent applications, prosecuted 500+ patent applications, analyzed several competitor portfolios, and conducted multiple patent mining sessions. He also regularly prepares opinions on freedom-to-operate, infringement, and validity of patents.
Presently, Tanmay is helping clients secure patents related to vehicle technology, medical technology, IoT, computer architecture, 2D/3D scanning, and other electrical/computer-based innovations. Like everything else, artificial intelligence (AI) has found a way into most of his work. Some of Tanmay’s clients are working on improving AI systems themselves!
In addition to all aspects of US patent and trademark law, Tanmay has assisted with the Patent Cooperation Treaty and foreign country prosecution of patent applications.
Tanmay attempts to identify and balance his client’s tolerance for risk and the need for legal certainty surrounding their business and IP. He strives to counsel his clients to protect, compete, and grow based on their IP.
Tanmay is a Clinical Instructor of Patent Drafting and Prosecution with the NCPP. He is a committee member of IPOEF and an active member of several tech-based startup incubators.
Before switching to the field of law, Tanmay was an engineer at a biomedical device manufacturing and automation company. He has hands-on experience with algorithm development, parallel programming, GPUs, testing, etc. Tanmay is an inventor on several patents himself.
Partner, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2022-present
Counsel, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2020-2021
Associate, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2015-2019
Associate, Brinks Gilson and Lione, 2013-2015
Scientific Advisor, Brinks Gilson and Lione, 2012
Senior Software Development Engineer, Beckman Coulter, 2006-2012
Graduate Research Assistant, IUPUI, 2004-2006
"War Stories and Practical Applications of Intellectual Property," Sanders Hillis, Richard Stanley, Michael Hussey, Tanmay Dharmadhikari, Paul Lunsford, The Indiana Lawyer.com, ACC-Indiana Chapter, Indianapolis, Indiana, September 10, 2014
- December 7, 2021
- January 1, 2020
- September 15, 2022Atlanta
Cantor Colburn is proud to sponsor the Georgia Asian Pacific American Bar Association (GAPABA) Gala on September 15, 2022 at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta. Partners Tina Dorr, Ph.D., Esq., President-Elect of GAPABA, Tanmay Dharmadhikari, and Michael Cantor will attend the event.
- September 14, 2022Atlanta
- October 4, 2021Johns Creek, Georgia
Cantor Colburn is proud to be a returning Gold Sponsor of the CIP CUP® 2021 Charity Intellectual Property Golf Tournament on October 4, 2021 in Johns Creek, Georgia.
- October 6, 2020Virtual
Georgia IP Alliance (GIPA)'s Corporate IP Roundtable takes place on October 6, 2020, featuring Phyllis T. Turner-Brim, Vice President and Asst. General Counsel IP and Technology at Starbucks Coffee Co. Jeffrey Waters, Partner in Charge of the Atlanta Office and Co-Chair of the Computer Science Practice Group, and Tanmay Dharmadhikari, will attend the virtual event.
- October 29, 2019Atlanta
Cantor Colburn, a Premier Sponsor of the Georgia State University College of Law Intellectual Property Program, is pleased to support The Annual Corporate IP Institute®, presented by the university's College of Law and the J. Mack Robinson College of Business, and the Atlanta Bar Association Intellectual Property Law Section.
- November 8, 2017Atlanta, Georgia
Cantor Colburn, a Premier Sponsor of the Georgia State University College of Law Intellectual Property Program, is pleased to support The 11th Annual Corporate IP Institute®.
- March 1, 2016Atlanta, Georgia
Cantor Colburn is sponsoring The IP Strategy Summit: Atlanta on March 1 at the Twelve Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia, where Co-Managing Partner Philmore Colburn II will be a featured speaker.
Intellectual Property Owners Association
- Asian Practice Committee Member
Indianapolis Bar Association
Kelley Alumni Leadership Network – Alumni Career Advisor
Volunteer Instructor, National Council on Patent Practicum, Inc., Patent Pipeline Program
Volunteer Brief Judge, AIPLA Moot Court Competition, 2017
Ask-A-Lawyer-Day Volunteer, Indianapolis Bar Association