Nikhil Krishnan is an intellectual property litigation partner in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Previously he worked at the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, where he was an examiner in the virtual machine and task management technology group.

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2016, Illinois
  • 2014, California
  • Registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office


  • University of Chicago Law SchoolJ.D.with Honors2014
  • University of California, BerkeleyB.S., Electrical Engineering & Computer Science2009