Vishwanath Kootala Mohan (Vish Mohan) is an associate in the Litigation Group, focusing on entertainment and intellectual property disputes.
Vish represents corporate and individual clients in a wide range of industries, including entertainment, media, technology, publishing, apparel, cosmetics, art and design, and finance.
He writes often and frequently presents on hot topics in entertainment and intellectual property for professional associations and clients.
He is passionate about providing pro bono representation to indigent clients and has represented them on immigration and criminal law matters in the U.S. Immigration Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He has also authored Amicus Briefs and a Petition for Writ of Certiorari to the Supreme Court of the United States.
Prior to joining Frankfurt Kurnit, he was an associate at One LLP—a premier intellectual property and entertainment law boutique law firm.
He serves as a board member of the Orange County Bar Association, Young Lawyer’s Division. He also serves on the Advisory Board of the Elder Law and Disability Rights Center. He was also a board member of the Orange County Intellectual Property Association and the Children’s Bureau. He is proficient in Hindi, Punjabi, Tamil, Malayalam, and French. He is admitted to practice in California State, the Central District of California, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
He has written several articles including: Patents, the Politics, and the People (OC Lawyer, September 2018); Supreme Court Slants in the Favor of First Amendment (FBA, Spring/Summer 2018); Anything Under the Sun: A Primer on Patent Law Protection (Attorney Credits, Online Education, 2017); Star Athletica V. Varsity Brands: Scotus Cheers for Broader Copyright Protection (OC Lawyer, July 2017); and TC Heartland v. Kraft Foods Group: A Vehicle to Resolve the Patent Law Venue Dispute (OC Lawyer, April 2017).
awards & recognition
OC Lawyer, Magazine Cover, July 2019 edition
Wiley W. Manuel Certificate - State Bar of California Pro Bono Service Award (2017, 2018)
Uttar Pradesh Technical University (Bachelor of Technology, First Division, 2013)
University of California, Irvine School of Law (JD, 2016)