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About Ahaji Amos

Ahaji is an intellectual property attorney and licensed mediator who has been dedicated to counseling small and large businesses, inventors, entrepreneurs, and innovators since 1999. She has represented large oil and gas companies, research universities and institutions, chemical, biotechnology, medical device and pharmaceutical companies, personal care companies, individual physicians and creators, healthcare systems, and technology companies during her career. She focuses her practice on international and domestic patent and trademark prosecution, post-allowance quasi-litigation, franchising, intellectual property litigation, including false advertising, trade secrets, trademarks, copyrights, and unfair competition matters, as well as the acquisition, licensing and enforcement of patents, copyrights, and trademarks in the U.S. federal courts, TTAB, PTAB, and abroad. Ahaji is a serial entrepreneur who has a keen understanding of the intersection between law and business strategy. She uses her knowledge not only to protect her clients, but also to help them navigate the intellectual property laws to achieve their business goals. She also coaches entrepreneurs seeking investors on positioning their companies for equity investments.

Ahaji’s technical skills include, mediation, drafting patent, trademark, and copyright applications, employment contracts, license agreements, patentability, and trademark opinions, and conducting due diligence for audits, mergers, and acquisitions.

Ahaji has worked at some of the largest and most prestigious law firms in the country including Thompson Coburn, LLP and Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP.

  • Successfully defended client in opposition proceeding initiated by Sky Group Limited, Europe’s largest media company.
  • Represented large agrochemical and agricultural company in breach of implied licensing agreement litigation.
  • Currently representing franchise owner in cancelation proceedings before the United States Patent and Trademark, Trademark Trial, and Appeal Board.
  • Managed patent portfolio for Fortune 1000 multinational chemical, life science and biotechnology company.
  • Prosecuted patent and trademark applications in various industries, including oil and gas, biotechnology, chemical, medical devices, software.
  • Issued patentability and trademark opinions for various clients.
  • Counseled clients on licensing issues.
  • Practiced intellectual property litigation, including false advertising, trade dress, unfair competition, copyright infringement, patent infringement, and trademark infringement.
  • Prepared expert reports, drafted summary judgment motions and responses thereto, Markman briefs, discovery, and second-chaired a deposition. Prepared jury instructions. Worked with inside counsel to prepare and prosecute foreign and domestic patent applications for chemicals, mechanical devices, pharmaceuticals, adhesives, and semiconductors. Provided patent infringement, validity, and clearance opinions.
  • Conducted due diligence audits for mergers and acquisitions.
  • Worked with research and development teams to prepare and prosecute foreign and domestic patent application for pharmaceutical startup company specializing in antiviral formulations.
  • Managing entire foreign and domestic intellectual property portfolio for cancer immunotherapy drug.
  • Member, Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce
  • Women’s Council of Entrepreneurs
  • Mont Belvieu Chamber of Commerce
  • Houston Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Texas Bar, Intellectual Property Law Section
  • A., Chemistry, Southern Illinois University
  • P.H., Health Policy and Management, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • D., Indiana University
  • Proctor & Gamble Intellectual Property Fellow, Franklin Pierce Law Center
  • English (Native)
  • S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Texas
  • North Carolina
  • Missouri
  • S. District Court, Southern District of Texas

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