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Indianapolis, Indiana 46204

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Intellectual Property Patents


Indiana University Maurer School of Law
J.D. (2015)
Purdue University
B.S. in Chemical Engineering (2012)

Bar Admissions

Indiana U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Kapil U. Banakar


Kapil Banakar is a member of the firm’s intellectual property group where he focuses his practice on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, primarily in the chemical and mechanical spaces. Faegre Baker Daniels helps clients manage and protect innovation by building and enforcing business-focused patent portfolios, developing products and intellectual property in collaboration with other companies, and avoiding and defending against claims of infringement based on other companies' patent rights.

During law school, Kapil was a summer associate at Faegre Baker Daniels in 2013 and 2014, preparing and prosecuting patent applications in the mechanical and chemical spaces. He also was a student associate at the Indiana University Intellectual Property Law Clinic; a patent prosecution extern with the U.S. Navy Office of General Counsel in Crane, Indiana; and an IP extern with the Indiana University Research and Technology Corporation.

Pro Bono

  • Indiana University Intellectual Property Law Clinic


  • Faegre Baker Daniels — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2014, 2016-17
  • Alpha Lambda Delta Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society
  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers
  • Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society
  • Omega Chi Epsilon Chemical Engineering Honor Society

Professional Associations

  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers


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