Dr. Walia practices commercial and intellectual property litigation in a variety of disciplines, including pharmaceutical patent litigation, Hatch-Waxman litigation (including ANDA litigation), and products liability. He also practices healthcare, regulatory, and compliance law. Prior to law school, he completed his premedical education from Delhi University and earned a medical doctorate degree from Armed Forces Medical College, the second highest ranked medical school in India. He practiced as an attending anesthesiologist physician in several American hospitals. He has been named by Managing IP as an “IP Star” for patents each year since 2015. Dr. Walia is a co-author and associate editor of the 2016 American Bar Association edition of ANDA Litigation: Strategies and Tactics for Pharmaceutical Patent Litigators.
He earned his J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the New York Real Property Law Journal, the Articles & Notes Editor of the American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review, president of the Patent Law Society, and as a member of the Moot Court Honor Society. Prior to joining the firm, Dr. Walia practiced at Kaye Scholer, LLP. Dr. Walia is a member of the firm’s Diversity Committee. Dr. Walia is fluent in Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi.
St. John’s University School of Law (J.D.); Armed Forces Medical College (M.D.); Delhi University
New York State; New Jersey State; United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
Activities and Affiliations
Member, New York State Bar Association
Member, New York City Bar Association (Asian Affairs Committee)
Member, American Medical Association
Member, American Society of Anesthesiologists
Member, New York State Society of Anesthesiologists
Member, New York Intellectual Property Law Association