Manju Shekhar

Technical Analyst

Manju Shekhar is an experienced software developer and engineer turned Patent Analyst. He joined the firm in 2021 and supports the IP Patent Preparation and Prosecution team as a Technology Specialist.

Prior to working within the legal space of patents, Manju was the principal software architect for the flagship product of Krystallize Technologies. He also implemented the initial backend architecture for Web API services and database access using Typescript, NodeJS, and PostgreSQL Core expertise in containerization technologies and cloud computing.

Manju also spent a few years at a large telecommunication company, as a Technical Product Manager specializing in Identity and Access Management services. He also brings prior experience in software engineering and architect roles at several wireless telecom startups, working on the innovative technologies of the time.

Finally, Manju Worked for over 6 years in Standards Compliance with Microsoft, on a project initiated by the US D.O.J. He oversaw Microsoft's compliance with the Supreme Court's decision to make Microsoft proprietary protocol information available to Network Product Vendors/Licensees.

Manju and his family reside in the greater Seattle area. He and his family enjoy the outdoors, especially going on hikes in the Cascades and skiing in the winter. He and his daughter also share a love for music, she plays viola, and he plays guitar.

Practice Areas & Services:

  • Privacy
  • Intellectual Property
  • Source code analysis
  • API analysis
  • Standards compliance


  • Software development
  • Cloud computing
  • WebAPIs
  • SQL
  • LAMP stack
  • C++
  • NodeJS
  • Typescript
  • PostgreSQL
  • Containers
  • IAM
  • Network Protocols


  • Wireless and wireline telecom
  • Cloud computing
  • Standards compliance


  • B.S.E.E., Shivaji University, Maharashtra, India


  • English
  • Hindi
  • Marathi
  • Kannada