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Narendra Vaish, Ph.D., JD

Patent Attorney


“At Leber IP Law, the focus is delivering top-notch service to our clients.  The firm provides an opportunity to collaborate with amazing colleagues and is committed to work-life balance, allowing me to craft creative solutions for clients.”

Narendra in Hawaii

Narendra’s practice focuses on patent preparation, patent prosecution, patent portfolio life-cycle management strategy, and opinion matters for pharmaceutical, chemical, and biotechnology companies and organizations.


Narendra offers his clients global strategies for protecting and maintaining their intellectual property to meet business goals. He commits himself fully to giving clients the best value and establishing trust. 


Prior to his career in law, Narendra spent fourteen years working as a biotechnology scientist and team leader at small and multi-national pharmaceutical companies, where he designed, tested, and developed anticancer, antibacterial, antiviral, and kinase inhibitor drug candidates.

Narendra’s major area of research was in nucleic acid drug discovery and delivery including RNAi and antisense, peptide chemistry, and molecular diagnostics. During his time as a scientist, Narendra published extensively including in peer-reviewed journals such as Nature Biotechnology.  He is also a named inventor on more than 150 patent filings.  Narendra's patents and publications are available at the link below. 

Outside of work Narendra enjoys spending time with his kids, chess, trekking outside, and cycling.  

Contact Narendra




  • ​Pharmaceuticals

  • Chemistry

  • Biotechnology

  • Nucleic acids drugs and delivery

  • Diagnostic methods

  • Proteins and peptides


J.D., Seattle University School of Law, 2018


Post-doctoral studies, Max Planck Institute for Experimental Medicine and Harvard Medical School

Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology, 1994

M.S., Chemistry, Lucknow University, 1989


Washington State Bar and U.S. Patent and Trademark Office 

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