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Imron T. Aly is a trial lawyer who serves as lead counsel for clients on dozens of matters, and has first-chaired more than 10 trials. Imron is co-leader of Schiff Hardin’s Intellectual Property Group and co-chair of the firm's Hatch-Waxman and Biosimilars patent litigation team. His practice is focused on patent infringement litigation. He has litigated and tried patent infringement and other IP matters related to pharmaceuticals, medical implants and devices, DNA arrays, mechanical production assemblies, computer business methods, and financial trading systems. Clients and leading industry publications describe Imron as a prepared courtroom advocate whose “tenacity sets him apart,” who “stands out for his pure advocacy skills,” and “is an untiring advocate for his clients’ cause.”
Prior to joining Schiff Hardin, Imron was an intellectual property partner in the Chicago office of an international law firm.
As the government shutdown stretches on, pharmaceutical companies must manage the partial shutdown of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Schiff Hardin successfully secured a favorable outcome for our client, Fresenius Kabi USA LLC, in a patent-infringement suit filed by Hospira Inc., which paves the way for Fresenius to market a new generic drug.
The Center for Biosimilars
Imron Aly and Sailesh Patel have been named Life Sciences Stars in the Hatch-Waxman Patent Litigation Practice Area by LMG Life Sciences in its 2018 guide.
Imron has represented indigent clients in trademark and copyright, contract dispute, landlord-tenant, prisoner rights, and elder abuse matters.
LMG Life Sciences
Legal Media Group
IAM Patent 1000
Managing Intellectual Property
Chambers & Partners
Law Bulletin’s Illinois Leading Lawyers Network
Crain’s Chicago Business
Law Bulletin's Illinois Leading Lawyers Network
BTI Power Ranking
Globe Business Media Group's The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners (2014, 2015)
Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2014)
Euromoney's Benchmark Litigation (2013, 2014)
Shortly after approving the first biosimilar under the abbreviated approval pathway created by the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act of 2009 (“BPCIA”), the FDA has recently issued 3 final guidances regarding biosimilars. Biological products, or “biologics,” are pharmaceutical products created from biological sources. Unlike chemically synthesized pharmaceuticals, biologics are isolated from natural sources, and... Continue Reading
Aly and Patel are Strategic, Must-Have Advisers Who Bring Generic Drugs to Market Copy: Intellectual Property Practice Group Co-Leaders Imron Aly and Sailesh Patel were featured in Leading Lawyers Magazine—2018 Business Edition for their successful track record in challenging giant pharmaceutical companies to bring generic drugs to the marketplace.
Schiff Hardin’s pharma and life sciences patent litigation team, led by partner Imron T. Aly, recently secured a preliminary injunction in federal court. Representing generic drug manufacturer Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC, our team convinced the judge to bar our client’s competitor from launching a generic version of levothyroxine, our client’s patented treatment formulation.