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Siddharth Bhardwaj, PhD

Patent Agent (Limited Recognition)

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Siddharth is a Patent Agent (Limited Recognition)* experienced in prosecuting patent applications in the area of lasers, optics, remote sensing (LIDAR), EUV lithography, laser-based skin treatment, biochemical detection systems, robotic surgical systems, graphical user interfaces, software, wireless communication, medical devices, mass spectroscopy, electro-optic displays, and 3D printing. He has drafted replies to Office Actions, conducted interviews with USPTO Examiners, and conducted infringement analysis for inter partes review and litigation cases. Siddharth possesses extensive knowledge in atomic physics, lasers, optics, and electromagnetism.

Prior to joining Mintz from another large law firm in Boston, Siddharth was a research assistant at the MIT Research Laboratory of Electronics, and he spent a year as a visiting researcher at the Center for Free Electron Laser, DESY in Hamburg, Germany studying laser-matter interaction. Siddharth earned his PhD from MIT in 2014 with a thesis titled, “Modeling generation and characterization of attosecond pulses,” and he was a teaching assistant at MIT for several years. Siddharth has authored and co-authored several journal papers in the area of generation and characterization of ultra-short laser pulses, including one published in Nature Photonics.  He is a co-inventor of a characterization algorithm used to characterize one of the shortest light pulses ever generated (43 attoseconds).

*Siddharth has been granted limited recognition to practice in patent matters before the Office under 37 CFR § 11.9(b).


  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (PhD, Electrical Engineering)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MS)
  • University of Southern California (BS)


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