Dmitry Karshtedt is a Fellow at Stanford Law School’s Center for Law and the Biosciences. Dmitry’s research focuses on patent law. His legal scholarship has appeared in the Washington University Law Review and the Villanova Law Review, and his chemistry scholarship has appeared in the Journal of the American Chemical Society and Organometallics. Dmitry’s academic work has won several awards, including the University of Houston Law Center Institute for Intellectual Property and Information Law sponsored scholarship grant for judicial clerks, the Samsung-Stanford Patent Prize, and the Intellectual Property Writing Competition at Stanford Law School.
Before going into law, Dmitry completed a Ph.D. in chemistry from U.C. Berkeley and worked as a staff scientist for a semiconductor materials startup. Dmitry received his law degree from Stanford Law School, where he served as the Senior Symposium Editor for the Stanford Law Review. Before returning to Stanford as a fellow, Dmitry practiced in the Patent Counseling and Innovation Group at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati and clerked for the Honorable Kimberly A. Moore on the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.