Hussein Akhavannik

IAM Research

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Recommended - Individuals: prosecution

The expert team at Blank Rome covers the gamut of patent services, from prosecution to licensing and enforcement. The commercial goals of its clients remain the top priority and the group always maintains a client-centric approach. This offering attracts major companies such as Teva Pharmaceuticals, which is represented by Hussein Akhavannik, who joined from BakerHostetler in 2022. His experience as a technologist and as a former examiner serves him well in his prosecution and portfolio management work for pharmaceutical, medical device and software companies. Stephen Soffen also spent time at the USPTO and as an engineer before entering private practice. He is a stellar counsellor and negotiator with particular expertise in electronics, semiconductors and medical device patents. Also recommended is Dipu Doshi, who handles a mix of contentious and non-contentious briefs for clientele across the United States, Europe and Asia. He focuses on the chemical industry and green technology.

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