Founder of Alchemy-Partners Joins Miles & Stockbridge’s Tysons Corner Office
The full-service mid-Atlantic law firm of Miles & Stockbridge today announced that respected intellectual property lawyer Ajay A. Jagtiani has joined the firm as a principal in its Tysons Corner office. Jagtiani is the founder and former shareholder of Alchemy-Partners, P.C.
Jagtiani possesses 23 years of experience in all phases of patent prosecution, including patentability, validity and infringement opinions, procurement of international patents, client counseling, licensing, agreement negotiations, and mergers/acquisitions. He has extensive knowledge in all areas of electrical engineering, including computer hardware/software, electro-optics and communications technology.
Notably, Jagtiani supports numerous clients in all areas of biotechnology, including diagnostics, genomics, immunotherapy, proteomics, pharmaceuticals and other microbiology techniques. In the state arena, he has advised the Secretary of Technology for the Commonwealth of Virginia regarding intellectual property matters, and he has drafted proposed intellectual property legislation for the state.
At the federal level, Jagtiani has advised such government agencies and laboratories as the Department of Energy, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of Mines, Naval Medical Research and Development Command, Naval Command and Control Center, NASA, Lawrence Livermore Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratory, and the Naval Research Laboratory.
“Ajay gives us the biotech punch that we know our clients have been looking for,” said Michael A. Messina, Miles & Stockbridge principal and co-leader of its Intellectual Property Practice Group. “He doesn’t just bring with him the requisite experience—he’s an industry leader.”
Bringing his unique skillset to bear in a creative fashion, Jagtiani also actively serves as a TED Mentor, helping TED Fellows navigate issues encountered in their businesses.
Jagtiani earned his J.D. from the Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law and holds a B.A. in electrical engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
He brings with a full team that includes associate Mae Hong, patent agent Marc W. Butler and technical specialist Babak Nouri.
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