Turhan Sarwar focuses his practice on patent litigation and post-grant proceedings, as well as copyright, trademark, and trade secret litigation.
Prior to joining the firm, Turhan was an associate with Volpe and Koenig P.C. where he focused his practice on intellectual property litigation, licensing, and portfolio management, and provided support in the prosecution of domestic and international trademark and patent applications.
While in law school, he was a Legal Writing Fellow, teaching predictive and persuasive legal analysis, writing, and oral advocacy to LLM students. He also conducted preliminary hearings and trials as a certified legal intern at the Office of the District Attorney in Philadelphia and served as a judicial intern in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Turhan was a founding officer of the Penn Law SAGE Project, a pro bono group whose primary objective is to provide critical aid to the Philadelphia public interest community in serving survivors of gender-based violence. He served as Production Editor for the University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law.
Prior to practicing law, Turhan was a consultant at a biometrics consulting and integration firm conducting technology research for individual biometric modalities (fingerprint, iris, etc.), industry research for identity management and security applications, and feasibility and vulnerability analysis of specific biometric deployments for government and commercial clients.
In law school, Turhan earned Honors for excellence in Legal Writing. He also received the Exemplary Pro Bono Service Award. Turhan has also been named repeatedly to the list of Massachusetts Rising Stars by Super Lawyers.
Turhan enjoys writing fiction and is a proponent of cats and hats.