Rahman LLC is a full-service intellectual property law firm focusing on domestic and foreign patent and trademark application preparation and prosecution as well as litigation matters. Representing a diverse client base, Rahman LLC serves as a trusted IP advisor for Fortune 100 companies, the U.S. Government, technology start-ups, and mid size companies.
The firm’s technology focus includes telecommunications, networks, chemistry, electronics, medical device and biotechnology, mechanical devices, material science, MEMS, nanotechnology, semiconductor, database systems, internet-related technologies, and computer hardware and software.
The firm also provides services in and other IP-related areas including copyrights, trade secrets, unfair competition, IP due diligence, IP valuation, opinion analysis relating to patentability, infringement, non-infringement, freedom to operate, and invalidity legal opinions, non-disclosure agreements, assignments, licenses, employment contracts, especially as it pertains to technology-related positions and shop-right agreements, non-competition agreements, trade secret agreements and other documents related to intellectual property protection.
Mohammad S. Rahman is the managing attorney at Rahman LLC and is a registered patent attorney. He earned a Bachelors of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland Baltimore County in 1995. He earned a Juris Doctor degree from the Villanova University School of Law in 1999 while simultaneously earning a Masters in Business Administration from Villanova University’s College of Commerce and Finance in 1999, where he was named to the Beta Gamma Sigma national honor society.
Mr. Rahman is a member of the Maryland State Bar, and District of Columbia Bar and is a member of the American Bar Association, the Maryland State Bar Association, the DC Bar Association, the American Intellectual Property Law Association, NAMWOLF, and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Mr. Rahman is also registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Mr. Rahman currently concentrates on patent application preparation and prosecution in the medical device, electrical, mechanical, biotechnology, communications, business methods, computer, and software related arts as well as trademark-related matters. Prior to starting the firm, Mr. Rahman was a partner at a patent law firm in Annapolis, Maryland, and prior to that worked as an intellectual property attorney in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and was involved in all aspects of intellectual property law including domestic and foreign patent and trademark prosecution, as well as litigation. Mr. Rahman has also provided counsel to several internet start-up companies, and has also prepared in-house strategic patent plans for ophthalmic companies and golf equipment manufacturers to aid them in developing successful in-house patent programs. At Villanova, Mr. Rahman worked as a Graduate Research Assistant where he assisted in SEC enforcement research, performed legal research and assisted in E-commerce, E-mail privacy, electronic discovery research, and genetic algorithm problem solving research.
Prior to law school, Mr. Rahman worked in the materials engineering division at an aerospace company, TCOM, L.P. located in Columbia, Maryland, where he managed the day-to-day operations of the in-house Materials Engineering Laboratory. He also designed, performed, and analyzed experiments conducted on various engineering materials and chemicals used in the production of aerospace and aeronautical devices. Moreover, he developed and improved manufacturing techniques for the in-house production of electro-mechanical devices.
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