Coeus Intellectual Property - a law practice

Alireza Behrooz, Ph.D., Esq.

Patent Attorney

Coeus Intellectual Property - a law practice

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Alireza Behrooz, formerly a partner with the D.C. area office of a major national law firm, has 15 years of private practice experience with intellectual property matters. He has represented small to large multinational companies and universities with preparing, obtaining, and securing patents on inventions, in particular in the life science, biologics/pharmaceutical, and biotech sectors, as well as providing opinions and due diligence analysis. Alireza 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).

As a former scientist prior to entering private law practice, Alireza performed bench research and published numerous peer-reviewed scientific articles relevant to the areas of diabetes and cancer.

Alireza earned his J.D. from Franklin Pierce Law Center, his PhD in Molecular Biology & Microbiology from Case Western Reserve University, his M.S. in biology from Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus, and his B.S. in Math Applied Science from UCLA. Alireza is a registered patent attorney and is admitted to the Bars of Virginia, the District of Columbia, and Missouri.

Areas of Law and Practice

Areas of Law Areas of Practice
Biotechnology Biochemical Technology, Biomedical Technology, Biotechnology Licensing, Enzymology, Genetics, Immunology, Microbiology
Intellectual Property Chemical Intellectual Property, Intellectual Property Arbitration, Intellectual Property Enforcement, Intellectual Property Infringement, Intellectual Property Licensing, Intellectual Property Portfolio Management, Intellectual Property Procurement, Intellectual Property Prosecution, Intellectual Property Rights, International Intellectual Property, Mechanical Intellectual Property, Medical Intellectual Property, Pharmaceutical Intellectual Property
Patents Biochemical Patents, Biotechnology Patent Prosecution, Biotechnology Patents, Chemical Patent Prosecution, Chemical Patents, Design Patents, International Patent Prosecution, International Patents, Mechanical Patent Prosecution, Mechanical Patents, Medical Patents, Molecular Biology Patents, Patent Applications, Patent Infringement, Patent Licensing, Patent Portfolio Management, Patent Prosecution, Patent Protection, Pharmaceutical Patent Prosecution, Pharmaceutical Patents
Technology and Science Agrochemicals, Chemistry, Coatings Technology, Explosives Technology, Inorganic Chemistry, Life Sciences, Materials Science, Medical Technology, Nanotechnology, Organic Chemistry, Petroleum Chemistry, Polymers, Technology Contracts, Technology Joint Ventures, Technology Licensing, Technology Protection, Technology Transfers


  • Federal
  • Virginia, District of Columbia, Missouri

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  • JD | Franklin Pierce Law Center (now Franklin Pierce Center for IP at UNH School of Law)

    2001 - 2004

    A top-rated intellectual property law program in the United States.

  • PhD | Case Western Reserve University

    1994 - 1998

    Doctorate: Molecular Biology & Microbiology
    Research Experience: Diabetes; Cancer; Metabolism

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