Bijal has a successful track record litigating complex patent cases in district courts, the International Trade Commission and before the Federal Circuit. Clients also benefit from his experience advising on patent portfolios and assisting with technology licensing agreements.
His practice covers a wide range of technologies, including computer software, semiconductors, e-commerce, social media, payments, autonomous vehicles, consumer electronics, and telecommunications. The knowledge and insight that he brings to the most complex patent disputes has made him a valued asset for technology companies ranging from Fortune 100 companies to Silicon Valley start-ups. Current clients include Walmart, GlobalFoundries, Google, LG Electronics, Intuit, Square, Zynga, NETGEAR, MSI Computer, Palantir and other leaders in technology.
Bijal is the Executive Partner of the Firm's Silicon Valley office, and the founder of the Firm's Taiwan Country Practice. He is an active member of the Firm’s Global Technology Industry group and is Chair of the Firm's US Diversity Committee.
Widely recognized by legal professionals as an authority in his field, Bijal has held leadership positions in several bar associations and non-profit organizations. He currently serves as a mediator in the United States District Court, Northern District of California's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program, and was previously selected by the judges of the United States District Court, Northern District of California as co-chair of the Lawyer's Representative Committee. Bijal also frequently teaches a Patent/Intellectual Property course at the University of Davis (UCD) Law School.
A committed member of the Asian Pacific American legal community, Bijal has served on the Executive Committee of the National Asian Pacific Bar Association, on Committees for the National South Asian Bar Association, and as President of the Asian Pacific Bar Association of Silicon Valley, and as President of the Asian Law Alliance.