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Executive Board Member

Dileep Rao, JD - Intellectual Property Attorney/Advisor

Professional Experience

Dileep is a Texas licensed attorney with admittance to practice before the USPTO.  Dileep has significant engineering experience prior to practicing law.  Upon completion of his biomedical engineering degree at Northwestern University, he held multiple technical and commercial roles in the chemical and refining sectors. Dileep’s experience includes the design and implementation of engineered pumping applications, systems design, and control systems engineering.  He completed an executive MBA program at Louisiana State University.  Upon completion of his MBA, Dileep held multiple positions in business development, marketing, and sales. Dileep then completed his JD at the University of Houston Law Center.

Dileep now enjoys practicing exclusively in intellectual property law -- he leverages his business and engineering experience to custom tailor intellectual property strategies for the business needs of his clients. He acts as an advisor to the TMCx incubator to help medical device startups get off the ground.


  • University of Houston Law Center, J.D. (2006)

  • Louisiana State University, M.B.A. (2000)

  • Northwestern University B.S., Biomedical Engineering (1994). 

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