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Ajay A. Jagtiani

Ajay A. Jagtiani

Ajay A. 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.

In addition, Ajay supports numerous clients in 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 Commonwealth.

At the federal level, Ajay 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 has earned an “AV Preeminent” Peer Rating in Martindale-Hubbell. He maintains extensive experience in the academic world, having provided assistance in intellectual property matters and technology transfer to such institutions as the University of Arkansas, the University of California System, Catholic University of America, Colorado State University, University of Central Florida, Florida State University, George Mason University, Georgia Medical College, Georgia Tech, the University of Maryland, McMaster University, the University of New Mexico, the University of Notre Dame, Oregon Health & Science University, University of Ottawa, the University of Texas System, Wake Forest University, the University of Western Australia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia Tech and Yale.

Affiliations & Recognition

Community Activities

  • Volunteer Fairfax

Professional Involvement

  • Association of University Technology Managers

  • Committee of 100

  • Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers

  • Leadership Fairfax

  • National Association of College and University Attorneys

  • Northern Virginia Technology Counsel

  • Optical Society of America

  • TED Mentor


  • Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating: AV Preeminent® Rated



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Press Coverage


"The Perils Of One Wrong Word In A Contract," Law360 (June 08, 2011).