Vijay is a partner at Hiaring + Smith. His practice covers commercial litigation, with a particular focus on trademark and copyright matters. He also assists clients in handling trademark applications before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) and in inters partes and ex parte proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB). His representative clients range from acclaimed wineries, luxury brands, and restaurants to internet startups and technology companies.
Vijay graduated from Swarthmore College, where he received a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Biology. Vijay received his J.D. from the UC Hastings College of the Law in 2001.
Vijay is an avid amateur chef, and loves to try new and interesting recipes. He is also proficient in Italian and hopes to be fluent one day.