Ali Shalchi

Ali Shalchi

Shalchi Burch LLP - Intellectual Property, Business & Employment Law

Newport Beach
California
Licensed in
CA, Patent Bar
University of Iowa

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Ali brings a diverse range of experience gained from practice at major law firms (e.g. Paul Hastings LLP) and as in-house counsel for a Fortune 500 tech company (Illumina Inc.)

Ali focuses his practice on advising startups on intellectual property matters (patent & trademark transactions, litigation and counseling) as well as business and employment litigation. He is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) since 2002.

Ali obtained his B.S. degree in Biomedical Engineering from UCSD in 1998, where he completed several research projects on computer modeling of cardiac mechanics. He also received an
… read more M.S. degree in Biomedical Engineering, with a focus on MEMS (MicroElectroMechanicalSystems) & Semiconductor Fabrication, from UCLA in 2002. While at UCLA, he worked in the BioMEMS research group developing lab-on-a-chip technologies employing MEMS devices.

Prior to attending graduate school, Ali worked as a medical device engineer at Medtronic Inc.
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"Ali is very professional and easy to work with."

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"Ali has done a great job with our legal projects and is incredibly knowledgeable with all things patent/trademark related."


Posted on May 24, 2024
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"Exceptional!"


Posted on May 22, 2024
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"I wish I would’ve found Ali before I signed my contract. he was very thorough and knowledgeable. He explained everything in detail, will definitely use again. Thank you!"

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"Extremely assertive and quick to reply to all my concerns during the job"

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"Great working with Ali again."


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Work History

Shalchi Burch LLP

Partner & Founder

Aug 2019 - Present

• Prepare and prosecute patent and trademark applications.
• Labor & Employment litigation
• Handle IP disputes, including TTAB oppositions, PTAB proceedings and federal court litigation.
• Perform freedom-to-operate, landscape, due diligence and infringement analysis.

Aug 2019 - Present

Illumina

Patent Attorney – Global IP Group

Apr 2017 - Jul 2019

• Patent portfolio management for platform/instruments division
• Review invention disclosures, prepare & prosecute patent applications.
• Manage in-license and out-license relationships.
• Perform freedom-to-operate, landscape, due diligence and infringement analysis.
• Support business transactions, e.g. CDAs, MTA, CDAs, MTAs, beta agreements, collaboration agreements and license agreements.

Apr 2017 - Jul 2019

Burch Dallmann LLP

Counsel

Oct 2014 - Apr 2017

• Conduct patent/trademark litigation and patent reexamination proceedings.
• Handled patent & trademark applications in a variety of fields and technologies.
• Counsel start-up companies on IP audits, patentability, design-around and freedom-to-operate.

Oct 2014 - Apr 2017

Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP

Associate – Intellectual Property Group

May 2012 - Sep 2014

• Handled patent litigation on thin-film transistors & web technology, including pre-filing investigations, pleadings and motions, discovery, infringement/invalidity contentions, and claim construction.
• Worked closely with technical experts in support of expert reports and depositions.
• Managed patent licensing/enforcement campaign, strategy, negotiation and drafting of license agreements.

May 2012 - Sep 2014

Adli Law Group PC

Associate – Intellectual Property Group

Jan 2011 - Apr 2012

• Played key role in multi-patent action through trial at the International Trade Commission (ITC) relating to engineered polymer films used in electronic devices, including establishing that asserted patents were practiced and infringed.
• Managed discovery projects, conducted depositions and worked with engineers and scientists in the U.S. and Japan.

Jan 2011 - Apr 2012

Hampton Holley LLP

Intellectual Property Attorney

Jan 2010 - Jan 2011

• Litigated patent suit on distributed database systems.
• Prosecuted trademark applications; handled cybersquatting action before ICANN.

Jan 2010 - Jan 2011

Paul Hastings

Associate – Patent Litigation Group

Jun 2003 - May 2009

• Focused on all aspects of high-technology patent and trade secret litigation for medical devices, electrical & semiconductor technology.
• Conducted legal and technical research, patent validity/infringement analysis, claim construction analysis, expert reports, damages analysis, written discovery and depositions, motion practice, and trial preparation.

Jun 2003 - May 2009

Farjami & Farjami LLP

Patent Engineer/Agent

Jul 2001 - Jul 2002

• Drafted high-technology patent applications in the areas of semiconductor fabrication and wireless communications.

Jul 2001 - Jul 2002

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