Ali M. Imam*


Firm Practice Areas/Practice Groups

Electrical, Software, Computer, Telecom, Asian


Patent Attorney - Greenblum and Bernstein, P.L.C. – 2018-Present
Patent Attorney - Other DC area IP law firms - 2006-2018
USPTO Patent Examiner/Primary Patent Examiner/Acting Supervisor - 1998-2006 (Ultrasound, MRI, Endoscope)


Guest Speaker - Istanbul, Turkey; New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, India; Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto, Japan - Topic included various Intellectual Property issues including means-plus-function, Abstract Idea, Statutory Subject Matter, Patenting Software

Professional Associations and Memberships

American Bar Association (ABA) (Intellectual Property Section), American Intellectual Property Law
Association (AIPLA), Tau Beta Pi, Golden Key

Representative Publications

Ali M. Imam, Nautilus: A Reliable Compass In The Sea Of Indefiniteness?, Law360, New York (June 9, 2014, 11:37 AM ET),

Ali M. Imam, “How Does Patent Protection Help Developing Countries”, AIPLA Quarterly Journal, Vol. 33, No. 4, 377 (Fall 2005)


Fluent in Bengali, Hindi and Urdu (conversational)


George Washington University Law School, J.D. (2005)
City College of New York, B.S. Electrical Engineering (1994)

Bar Admissions

2006, District of Columbia
2006, USPTO