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.