Roshan Plamthottam

Roshan Plamthottam, PhD

Patent Agent | Chemical & Materials Technologies
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  • BS, Materials Science and Engineering, John Hopkins University
  • PhD, Materials Science and Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles

Key Technologies

  • Electromechanical Devices
  • Soft Robotics Applications
  • Wearable Devices
  • Health monitoring devices
  • Medical Devices
  • Flexible Electronics
  • Metallurgical Processes
  • Nanotechnology
  • Haptic Interfaces

Practice Groups

Admitted to Practice

  • US Patent and Trademark Office


  • Boston


Roshan Plamthottam assists the firm in patent prosecution in areas related to chemistry and materials science. With a background in materials science, environmental sustainability, materials engineering, electromechanical devices, and soft robotics applications, Roshan utilizes his technical experience when working with clients. 

Before joining Wolf Greenfield full time, Roshan was a summer associate in the firm’s Chemical & Materials Technologies Practice. Prior to this, he was a Senior Technology Fellow in University of California, Los Angeles’ (UCLA) Technology Development Group, where he conducted market research and analyzed commercial viability of cutting-edge technologies generated through university research. Additionally, he has experience drafting and editing non-confidential invention descriptions for publication.

In his scientific research, Roshan has designed, developed, and assessed fabrication processes for dielectric elastomer actuators, as well as facilitated development of a novel nanomaterial purification system for printable conductive inks.