Vinay C. Trivedi-Parmar, Ph.D.

Dr. Vinay Trivedi-Parmar is an associate on the firm’s patent prosecution team with a practice specializing in the pharmaceutical arts. Vinay has extensive experience in intellectual property matters and has assisted clients ranging from startups to global pharmaceutical companies in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications and in the provision of patentability and freedom-to-operate analyses. In particular, he has worked on and developed patent portfolios covering novel chemical entities (including small molecules, peptides, and modified nucleic acids), prodrugs, polymorphs, drug formulations, dosage forms, methods of treatment, synthetic methods, etc.

Trained as a medicinal chemist, Vinay has research experience spanning the various stages of the drug discovery process, including organic synthesis, lead optimization, and biological assaying. Prior to joining the firm, Vinay received his Ph.D. in organic chemistry at Yale University in the lab of Dr. William Jorgensen.


  • Trivedi-Parmar, V.; Jorgensen W. L. “Advances and Insights for Small Molecule Inhibition of Macrophage Migration Inhibitory Factor.” J. Med. Chem. 2018, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.8b00589

  • Trivedi-Parmar, V.; Robertson, M. J.; Cisneros, J. A.; Krimmer, S. G.; Jorgensen, W. L. “Optimization of Pyrazoles as Phenol Surrogates to Yield Potent Inhibitors of Macrophage Migration Inhibitory Factor.” ChemMedChem 2018, 13, 1092–1097.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Chemical Society, 2018-present
  • Leadership Council for Legal Diversity, Pathfinder Program, Class of 2024


  • Skidmore College, Charlotte W. Fahey Prize, 2012
  • National Science Foundation REU Fellowship, 2011
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Court Memberships

  • Massachusetts


Suffolk University Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2023

Yale University, Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry, 2018

Skidmore College, B.A. in Chemistry, summa cum laude, 2012

  • Phi Beta Kappa, 2012