Charan Sandhu is a partner in Weil’s Technology & IP Transactions practice and is based in New York. Ms. Sandhu concentrates on the areas of complex technology transactions and intellectual property. She represents clients in matters relating to technology transfer, and the development, acquisition, use and commercial exploitation of technology and intellectual property. She has extensive experience in a wide variety of complex technology transactions, including technology development and licensing agreements, joint ventures, strategic alliances, professional services agreements, outsourcing arrangements, distribution agreements, and settlements of IP litigation.
Ms. Sandhu is consistently recognized by Chambers USA as a leading lawyer for Technology & Outsourcing, where clients describe her as "the gold standard on TSAs," and praise her for her "practical and extremely knowledgeable" approach to IP and technology transactions and for “consistently producing work of the highest order.” She is also recognized by Legal 500 US; IAM Licensing 250’s “World’s Leading Patent & Technology Licensing Lawyers;” and IAM Patent 1000, where she is noted as an “amazing lawyer and an outstanding drafter. She is great at building relationships with counterparties.” She was also named an “IP Star” for licensing in New York by Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars; recognized as a Financial & Transactional Life Science Star by LMG Life Sciences Guide; named among the 2015 “Top Women” for Intellectual Property in New York by Super Lawyers; and shortlisted in the “Best in Technology” category at the Americas Euromoney Women in Business Law Awards 2016.
Ms. Sandhu is a member of the Firm’s Diversity Committee. She is also actively involved with the Firm’s pro bono efforts and regularly represents Kids in Need of Defense. Ms. Sandhu was inducted into the YWCA’s Academy of Women Leaders for her outstanding professional achievement, civic commitment and leadership. She was also featured in Profiles in Diversity Journal’s 11th Annual WomenWorthWatching® issue.