Khachatur (Khachik) Papanyan

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Mr. Papanyan concentrates his practice on patent prosecution. Before entering the practice, he worked over a decade on cutting edge technologies for servers at Dell Inc. He was a member of advanced engineering team at the office of CTO and a member of the patent committee specializing in review of software applications at Dell. An avid inventor himself, Mr. Papanyan was granted numerous patents for inventions in wide range of software technologies. He was also a leader in standards related to systems management software. Mr. Papanyan was Dell’s primary representative on the Technical Committee of the Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF) standards body, and chaired the security related working group there for many years. He also authored and contributed to numerous standard specifications widely used in the industry.








Professional Background


2013-Present Hickman Palermo Becker Bingham LLP
Summer 2012 Summer Associate – Hickman Palermo Becker Bingham LLP
2000-2013 Principal Platform Software Engineer – Dell Inc.


Educational Background


2013, J.D. University of Houston – Law Center, Houston, Texas
2005, M.S. Electrical Engineering – Circuit Design
University of Texas at Austin
2002, B.S.

Electrical and Computer Engineering

University of Texas at Austin



Publications and Lectures

Patents and Patent Applications

Awards and Honors