Sharif Ahmed has a diverse practice in intellectual property law. Prior to joining Snell & Wilmer, he was a Steven G. Lisa Foundation Advanced Patent Scholar where he received training in Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) appeals. Previously, at the Lisa Foundation Patent Law Clinic, Sharif worked with independent inventors, drafting and prosecuting patent and trademark applications in a variety of technological areas and industries, including tools and accessories, mechanical structures, garment components, and outdoor games.
Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2021)
Dean’s Award for Outstanding Performance
Intellectual Property Certificate
Highest Pro Bono Distinction
Lisa Foundation Advanced Patent Scholar
Note & Comment Editor, Jurimetrics: The Journal of Law, Science, and Technology
University of California, Santa Barbara (B.S., Pharmacology, 2016)