Mr Jay R. Deshmukh > Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP
NEW YORK, NY 10019
United States

Work Department



Commercial Litigation; Intellectual Property Litigation


Jayadeep R. Deshmukh’s practice focuses on complex intellectual property and patent infringement cases that include major Hatch-Waxman Act litigations.  He regularly counsels international generic drug makers on product launches and defends clients against suits from brand-name manufacturers.  Jay also serves as settlement and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) counsel for smaller generic pharmaceutical companies, where he has a successful track record prevailing in exclusivity matters against the Office of the Chief Counsel of the FDA.

Jay also has extensive experience working with the Federal Trade Commission and advising companies who seek patent litigation counsel in the European Union (E.U.), where he defends clients in more than 10 E.U. jurisdictions.

Prior to joining Kasowitz, Jay served as Senior Vice President of Global IP at Ranbaxy Laboratories, an international generic pharmaceutical company, where he was responsible for the creation of the company’s global intellectual property department.  Including his Ranbaxy tenure, Jay has had significant experience handling Hatch-Waxman matters for the last 20 years.


New York; Ohio


Case Western Reserve University School of Law (J.D., 1992); Cleveland State University (M.S., 1989); Manipal Institute of Technology (B.E., 1984)

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Intellectual property > Patents: litigation (full coverage)

Silicon Valley’s Jonathan Waldrop heads the team at Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP, which is sought out by defendants and plaintiffs from the technology and life sciences sectors and has a solid track record across the major federal patent venues. The group stands out for its growing presence in the Western District of Texas. The other key names are New York-based attorneys Jay Deshmukh and Hershy Stern, who make up the Hatch-Waxman team and focus on disputes arising from patents covering pharmaceutical products; and California-based duo Darcy Jones and Marcus Barber, who cover a wide range of technologies, including software and telecommunications.