Anand George

Senior Patent Counsel at Google
Ranked in Legal
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Anand George's Profile

Anand George manages one of the largest dockets of active patent applications (approximately 3,000 applications) at Google LLC. He is in charge of strategy for Automated Speech Recognition and the Google Assistant patent portfolios. 

Mr George implemented processes that significantly increased Google’s yield rate of litigation-ready assets worldwide, with a special focus on assets ready for counter-assertion at the International Trade Commission (ITC). He also developed a large-scale systematic process using machine learning to increase the percentage of patent allowances by focusing high-volume patent preparation on innovations with technical implementations and technical effect. Furthermore, he works on numerous patent acquisition and licensing matters to mitigate risk for Google's products.

Mr George is heavily involved in diversity efforts at Google. He is a co-founder of Google's successful Legal Summer Institute (LSI). LSI is a unique in-house and law firm experience where traditionally underrepresented law school students are invited to spend the first week of the program at Google, followed by a summer internship at a Google partner law firm.

Mr George has mentored multiple underrepresented law firm associates and law students by advising them on issues faced by minorities at law firms, the value of early financial planning to open up career options, and how to establish meaningful professional relationships.

Outside of Google, Mr George has a passion for educating the general public about personal finance. He believes that a strong financial foundation can give individuals the ability to live a more purposeful life. To further his passion, he started an educational Youtube channel on personal finance this year called Easy Peasy Millionaire ( 

Prior to Google, Mr George worked on all facets of patents including prosecution, litigation, and transactions at the law firm, Kenyon and Kenyon LLP. Before practicing law, he worked as a software engineer at Morgan Stanley for five years.

Mr George received his JD from Fordham University School of Law and graduated summa cum laude with a dual bachelor’s degree in computer science and economics from Stony Brook University.

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