Brian Pandya

Partner, Wiley Rein LLP

Brian represents technology and pharmaceutical companies in patent litigation and other complex legal matters. Brian has argued multiple appeals at the Federal Circuit and has run cases in district courts across the country. He has substantial experience briefing and arguing dispositive motions and has authored numerous petitions and briefs filed at Courts of Appeals, the U.S. Supreme Court, and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB).

Brian also litigates commercial disputes, advises clients on public policy issues such as patent reform legislation and represents clients on IP licensing and counseling matters.  A frequent speaker and writer, Brian has been quoted in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Bloomberg BNA, and has spoken to legal and business groups in the United States, Europe, and India. Brian founded and co-chairs the firm’s Minority Attorney Affinity Group, and in 2016, he served as the firm’s Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Fellow.  Brian graduated cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School, where he was Articles Editor of the Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review, and holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Penn State University, where he was the recipient of the Ralph Dorn Hetzel Memorial Award.  After law school, Brian clerked for Judge Leonard Davis on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.