Ali Imam

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • USPTO (Registered Patent Attorney)


  • George Washington University Law School, J.D.
  • City College of New York, B.S. Electrical Engineering

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9913 Georgetown Pike
Suite 200
P.O. Box 1213
Great Falls, VA 22066

Ali Imam has been in practice in the intellectual property field since 1998. As a patent attorney, Mr. Imam supports patent prosecution and drafting in the area of electrical engineering and computer science technologies including digital signal processing, computer architecture/software, network security, semiconductors, optics, solid state circuitry, video and image systems, telecommunications, power generation, radar, sonar, and inertial navigation systems. Mr. Imam has substantial experience in opinion writing, client counseling, and evaluating patents on issues pertaining to patent infringement, validity, and patentability, drafting and revising patent licensing agreements, and leading the negotiation of significant patent licensing agreements.

Prior to joining Muir Patent Law, Mr. Imam was an associate at Birch, Stewart, Kolasch, and Birch, LLP. He also worked at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for over 8 years. He was a Primary Patent Examiner and acting Supervisory Patent Examiner. His responsibilities at the USPTO included examining PCT and U.S. patent applications in the field of medical diagnostic imaging including ultrasound, endoscope, and MRI.



Nautilus: A Reliable Compass In The Sea Of Indefiniteness?, Law360, June 9, 2014.

Imam, A., How Does Patent Protection Help Developing Countries, AIPLA Quarterly Journal, 33(4), 2005.