Imran Khaliq is a partner in the San Francisco office of Arent Fox LLP where he is a member of the firm's Complex Litigation and Intellectual Property practices.
has litigated and obtained patents for clients in several technical areas, such as software, semiconductors, mobile devices, cloud and Internet technologies, medical devices and biotechnology.
has experience in courts throughout the US, including federal and state courts in California, Texas, New York, Florida and Nevada.
is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Patent Trials and Appeals Board (PTAB) and the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals.
In addition to IP dispute resolution, Imran's practice includes assisting clients with the development and procurement of intellectual property assets, licensing and technology contracting, handing post-grant proceedings, such as reexaminations and inter-partes review, performing non-infringement and invalidity analysis, drafting freedom to operate opinions, and conducting IP due diligence for clients in connection with financing, mergers and acquisitions.
Imran was previously a partner of a global law firm's Silicon Valley office.
Prior to that, he
was an associate at an international law firm, and Imran
also held a judicial externship in the Northern District Court of California, under the auspices of Chief Judge Hon. James Ware (Ret.).
He also served in a number of roles while attending the USF School of Law, including research fellow at the McCarthy Institute of Intellectual Property.
Before attending law school, Imran was a neuroscience researcher at the University of California, Los Angeles.
University of San Francisco School of Law
, JD, 2004 (with honors in Intellectual Property) University of California
at Los Angeles, BS, Neuroscience, 2000
Life Beyond the Law
is a competitive USTA 4.5 level tennis player, and enjoys running, swimming, camping and exploring foods, arts and culture in the Bay Area.