Michelle Ahmadian is a trial lawyer with patent-litigation and patent-prosecution experience in a variety of technologies including oil and gas, downhole tools, automotive vehicles, software, telecommunications, electronics hardware, mechanical arts, and computer networking.
A graduate of Harvard Law School, where she received the Dean’s Scholar prize in Legal Research and Writing, Ms. Ahmadian also has a bachelor’s degree with high honors in mechanical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.
Prior to joining the IP and litigation teams at AZA, Ms. Ahmadian practiced at Baker Botts in Dallas. Before attending law school, Ms. Ahmadian applied her science background working as a systems analyst for information-technology-consulting firm Deloitte Consulting. There she worked in the Systems Integration group and focused on custom software implementations. She focused on integrated-circuit-manufacturing equipment during an internship with Texas Instruments.
Ms. Ahmadian has also provided legal services and advice on divorce, adoption, estate planning, and housing through the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Project and the Housing Crisis Center. She served as a family-law intern at the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau where she provided pro-bono family-law, domestic-violence, and wage-and-benefits legal services. She has volunteered with Junior Achievement, United Way, and Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity.
REPRESENTATIVE WORK/CASES INCLUDE:
- Represented smart-phone company in patent litigation involving networking, symbol-input, and message-display technologies.
- Represented smart-phone company in patent litigation involving networking technologies.
- Represented smart-phone company in patent litigation involving battery-charging technology.
- Represented semiconductor manufacturer in patent litigation involving integrated-circuit technologies.
“Injunctive Relief In Light Of Bosch v. Pylon — Federal Circuit Finesses The Presumption Of Irreparable Harm,” Baker Botts IP Report, December 2011.
• J.D., Harvard Law School, 2011
- Dean’s Scholar prize in Legal Research and Writing
• B.S. (high honors), mechanical engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, 2005
- Pi Tau Sigma
- Engineering Honors
- State Bar of Texas United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
- State Bar of Texas United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
- Dallas Bar Association
- Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
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