Ahmed focuses his practice in intellectual property providing counsel and support in connection with patent and trademark enforcement and defense. His practice includes Hatch-Waxman Paragraph IV disputes and patent troll issues. Ahmed’s transactional practice focuses on negotiating and drafting licensing, commercial supply, clinical trial, and distribution agreements. Ahmed has also counseled start-up and early stage companies looking to grow their business while avoiding costly litigation.

A curious and highly analytical attorney with substantive in-house experience, Ahmed is known for his ability to understand complex technologies and develop effective litigation strategies in view of his clients’ business realities.

Prior to joining Schiff Hardin, Ahmed was in-house counsel for a publicly traded medical device company. In this role, he helped to develop, protect and capitalize on the strategic development of an international intellectual property portfolio and managed multiple litigations. Ahmed also gained extensive experience negotiating and preparing licensing, commercial supply and co-promotion agreements, and importantly gained first-hand knowledge of the business realities that inform business and legal decisions.