Chicago-Kent College of Law
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
University of Texas at Austin
Microbiology, Dean’s List
Frank Amini is an intellectual property (IP) attorney with substantial experience in patent prosecution, IP licensing, IP transactions, and IP litigation. Frank’s IP expertise spans the technological areas of materials science, nanotechnology, biotechnology, the life sciences, and the chemical arts.
As a registered patent attorney, Frank has written and successfully prosecuted numerous patent applications in various technological areas, including materials science, nanotechnology, biotechnology, the life sciences, and the chemical arts.
Intellectual Property Licensing
As a Certified Licensing Professional (CLP), Frank has drafted and negotiated numerous IP license agreements in connection with the acquisition of commercialization rights for numerous technologies, including medical diagnostics, medical devices, fluid purification processes, software, and databases.
Intellectual Property Transactions
Frank has also drafted and negotiated numerous agreements related to technology transactions, including master services agreements, consulting services agreements, non-disclosure agreements, facilities use agreements, and asset purchase agreements.
Additionally, Frank has substantial experience in preparing freedom to operate opinions; rendering opinions regarding patentability; evaluating the intellectual property portfolios of various companies and institutions in connection with mergers, acquisitions, lending, and capital investments; and devising intellectual property protection strategies that include the utilization of patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and contractual agreements.
Intellectual Property Litigation
Frank has also provided assistance in numerous intellectual property litigation matters, including rendering opinions regarding patent infringement, reviewing discovery documents, and preparing witnesses for depositions.