Himanshu Vyas, IP Counsel for the William Wrigley Jr. Company
As Counsel - Patents, at Wm.
Wrigley Jr. Company
, Himanshu Vyas
experience in developing and managing intellectual property portfolios for several multinational corporations.
practice across a range of industries and widely divergent technologies offers unique insight into strengths and weaknesses of different Intellectual Asset Strategies and Intellectual Asset Management techniques.
In addition, Himanshu
has worked with businesses in many different stages along the IAM learning and performance curve.
Before joining the Legal Department of International Paper Company, Himanshu operated a small business in Madison, Wisconsin, successfully transforming a losing operation into a profitable business in a short period of time and gaining first-hand knowledge of the complexities and commercial realities businesses face.
performed several roles within the International Paper
Legal Department including litigation management and support and overseeing the IP assets of its Masonite subsidiary.
Before joining the Wm.
Wrigley Jr. Company in 2007, Himanshu was an Intellectual Property Attorney for BP America Inc.
At BP, Himanshu
worked with several different businesses, including chemicals, fuels, information technologies and exploration & production businesses, developing and implementing IAM processes and tools.
time with BP, Himanshu
also concluded numerous licenses, joint development agreements, research contracts, government funded research contracts and other technical arrangements across a range of technologies including mechanical, electrical, chemical, software, solar, biologically developed fuels and components, and process engineering.
He led training workshops for scientists and commercial personnel to develop awareness and best practices in intellectual asset management.
Himanshu earned a B.S. in physics and mathematics from Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana, and earned a J.D. and L.L.M from the John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois.