Alireza Behrooz, a registered patent attorney, has a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology & Microbiology from Case Western Reserve University and has been practicing in the intellectual property field since graduating from Franklin Pierce Law Center in 2004. He also has a master’s degree in biology from Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus, and a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics Applied Science from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

Dr. Behrooz has represented small to large multinational companies and universities with preparing, obtaining, and securing patents on inventions, in particular in the life sciences, biologics/pharmaceutical, and biotech sectors, as well as has provided opinions and due diligence analysis across a broad range of disciplines. He is also experienced in challenges to patent validity and has assisted clients in inter partes reviews (IPRs), an efficient, cheaper alternative to litigation that is conducted before the United States Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB).

Prior to entering private law practice, Dr. Behrooz performed bench research relevant to metabolism, diabetes and cancer and his various findings are published as peer-reviewed, cited articles in scientific journals.

Speaking Engagements

    Current Speaking Engagements

  • Sep

    BSKB to present at FICPI’s “Connect, Share & Grow” series

    FICPI’s “Connect, Share & Grow” Webinar Series.

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    Previous Speaking Engagements

  • Patent Law Institute 2020: Critical Issues & Best Practices

    PLI 2020: Live Webcast

    April 02 2020
  • New Trademark Developments and Rules in the U.S.P.T.O

    Trademark Day Sweden

    January 23 2020
  • Inter-Collegiate Licensing Association Winter Symposium

    ICLA Winter Symposium

    January 15 2020


  • July 24, 2020

    Washington, D.C. NFL Team Loses Race to the Trademark Office: Does it Matter?

    by Michael. T Smith | IPWatchDog

    In surveys throughout the Washington, D.C. metro area, three possible replacement names have emerged as favorites among the fans: Warriors, Red Wolves, and Redtails. Armed with the knowledge of the name change and the relative popularity of the possible replacement names, two enterprising individuals have applied to obtain a federal trademark registration for the marks WARRIORS, WASHINGTON RED WOLVES, and WASHINGTON REDTAILS, respectively. Neither applicant appears to be connected to the owners of the Washington D.C. professional football team.

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  • July 10, 2020

    Could good intentions lead to future danger?

    by MaryAnne Armstrong, Ph.D. | LSIPR

    MaryAnne Armstrong, Ph.D. discusses the potential risks to IP rights with open-access to technology, medicines and devices in the fight against COVID-19 in the latest issue of LSIPR.

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