Practice Areas



  • State of Indiana, 2013


Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, JD, 2012

Indiana University - Kelley School of Business, MBA, 2012

Purdue University, MS in Computer Science, 2006

University of Pune, BE in Computer Engineering, 2004


  • Hindi
Photo of Tanmay  Dharmadhikari

Tanmay Dharmadhikari

404.607.9991, ext. 2101

Tanmay Dharmadhikari works closely with clients to strategize protecting and monetizing their creative endeavors in consideration of the clients’ vision and business model. He helps clients understand, acquire, and utilize intellectual property, such as patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets surrounding their creative endeavors.

Tanmay assists in prosecution and litigation of patents with a primary focus on software and electrical hardware. He has advised clients in the business of mobile devices, network devices, data storage devices, navigation devices, display devices, vehicle infotainment, computer servers, memory devices, processors, biomedical devices, smart materials, antennas, scanners, cameras, etc. His clients’ business has spanned the fields of telecommunications, Voice-over-IP, lighting control systems, social media, databases, healthcare, manufacture of devices, television broadcast, 3D measurement, the internet of things, 5G technology, and drones, to name a few.

Before switching to the field of law, Tanmay was a software developer, programmer with hands-on experience with algorithm development, parallel programming, GPUs, and testing. Tanmay actively programmed using high-level and low-level languages such as C/C++, C#, x86, and x64 assembly programming.

Experience Highlights

Counsel, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2020-present

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, ACC-Indiana Chapter, Indianapolis, Indiana, September 10, 2014



Professional Affiliations

Intellectual Property Owners  Association

  • Asian Practice Committee Member

Indianapolis Bar Association

Kelley Alumni Leadership Network – Alumni Career Advisor 

Community/Civic Involvement

Volunteer Brief Judge, AIPLA Moot Court Competition, 2017

Ask-A-Lawyer-Day Volunteer, Indianapolis Bar Association