Intellectual Property


Dr. Raj Advani is an associate in the San Diego office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. His practice is focused on intellectual property matters related to the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries.

Prior to joining the firm, Raj worked as corporate counsel for Pfizer Inc. and as an associate at Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear.

  • J.D., UCLA School of Law, 2007
  • Ph.D., Biological Sciences, Stanford University, 2002
  • B.A., Biology, University of Pennsylvania, 1994
  • Co-author, "Rab14 Is Involved in Membrane Trafficking between the Golgi Complex and Endosomes," 15(5) Molecular Biology of the Cell 2218-29, 2004
  • Co-author, "VAMP 7 mediates vesicular transport from endosomes to lysosomes," 146(4) Journal of Cell Biology 765-76, 1999
  • Co-author, "SNARE interactions are not selective. Implications for membrane fusion specificity," 274(9) Journal of Biological Chemistry 5649-53, 1999
  • Co-author, "Seven Novel Mammalian SNARE Proteins Localize to Distinct Membrane Compartments," 273(17) Journal of Biological Chemistry 10317-24, 1998
  • Co-author, "The Pichia pastoris dihydroxyacetone kinase is a PTS1-containing, but cytosolic, protein that is essential for growth on methanol," 14(8) Yeast 759-71, 1998
  • State Bar of California
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Contact Information

12235 El Camino Real
San Diego, CA 92130
Phone | 858-350-2367

Email | Raj Advaniradvani@wsgr.com

Areas of Expertise

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