Arman Nadershahi Attorney Profile on UpCounsel
Arman Nadershahi

Arman Nadershahi

Corporate and Intellectual Property Attorney

Rancho Palos Verdes
California
Licensed in
CA, Patent Bar
University of Minnesota Law School
5.0 5
Clear Communication
Response Time
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About
Arman has over 17 years of years of experience in representing clients from startup through acquisitions and IPO. Expertise in corporate law, patents, FDA, licensing, raising capital, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, securities, compliance, manufacturing, distribution, corporate tax, and securities. He has a successful track record in-house, at a university, and at a top intellectual property law firm.

English and Zoology from UW-Madison; MS in Biology from U of Minnesota; U of Minnesota; MBA, MS in Regulatory USC; Securities and Financial Regulation from Georgetown Law Center.

Arman lives in L.A. and represents large and
… read more small clients nationwide.
17
Years
experience
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Client Reviews

5.0
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines
out of 2 reviews
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Arman formed our C-corporation, and during the course of several years he helped us raise capital, securities compliance, obtain a 510k clearance from FDA, file and obtain patents worldwide, license our technology, manage contract manufacturers and distributors, and handle our HR legal matters."

Corporate formation and fundraising
Non-UpCounsel Client
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Arman helped us form our nonprofit corporation in California, obtain 501(c)(3) tax exempt status from IRS, manage our board meetings, negotiate and draft joint ventures, and handle other complex legal matters."

Corporate Formation and General Counsel
Non-UpCounsel Client

Work History

University of Southern California

Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Biotechnology Law

Aug 2019 - Present

Arman teaches biotechnology law within the Translational Genomics department at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. The course covers a broad spectrum of topics from protecting intellectual property to business formation, raising capital, FDA approvals and compliance, product liability, export controls, and mergers and acquisitions.

Aug 2019 - Present

Alfred E. Mann Institute for Biomedical Engineering at USC

Senior Director: Corporate and Intellectual Property Counsel

Sep 2004 - Present

AMI-USC is a medical product incubator located at the University of Southern California that funds and develops medical products from concept to market.

Sep 2004 - Present

Proa Medical, Inc.

General Counsel, Co-Founder

Jun 2010 - Dec 2018

Proa Medical is a developer and manufacturer of medical devices for women's health.

Jun 2010 - Dec 2018

Global Brigades, Inc.

Co-founder, General Counsel

Oct 2004 - Dec 2009

Global Brigades (GB) is a nonprofit health and sustainable development organization that works with volunteers from North American and European universities, as well as local staff in Central America and West Africa to partner with communities to reduce inequalities.

Oct 2004 - Dec 2009

Knobbe Martens

Patent Attorney

Sep 2002 - May 2004

Knobbe Martens is one of America's largest intellectual property and technology law firms—a team of smart, aggressive attorneys, scientists and technical experts committed to promoting and protecting innovation.

Sep 2002 - May 2004

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