Shahrokh (Seve) is admitted to practice law in New York and Massachusetts, before the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, and as a registered patent attorney before the United States Patent & Trademark Office in Washington.  He is an active member of the IP and patent bar in upstate New York. 


Seve has a technical background, namely a Ph.D. in Pharmacology from a top 5 research university in the UK.  He also completed a three year postdoctoral research fellowship as a Fellow in Medicine in one of the largest laboratories at Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel at the time, comprising 20+ postdoctoral Hematology clinical and research fellows from over a dozen countries. 


Seve has been working exclusively in the Intellectual Property law field since 2003, mostly in private practice but also as a full-time member of the Faculty at Albany Law School in upstate NY for four years, teaching IP law and Technology Entrepreneurship law-focused courses.  Seve's private practice experience includes ten years spent in the high-paced large IP law practice groups of two very large and well-known law firms (Jones Day's NYC office, and a large IP boutique law firm). 


As a past elected President of the Eastern NY IP Law Association for four years, Seve and his Board of practicing IP lawyers organized monthly events for IP practitioners in either Albany or in White Plains, NY.  Many of his students from Albany Law attended such IP law focused invited speaker dinner functions, as well as CLE IP law luncheons with members of The Innovation & IP American Inn of Court.  For more info. on Seve's work with law students, see:


Seve is engaged within his professional community, including to many IP practitioners, industry executives, investors, technology Entrepreneurs, technology incubators, technology commercialization offices at research universities, as well as many of the law students he taught and mentored between 2016-2020 while a full-time Faculty member and Professor at Albany Law School. 


If you seek any assistance on IP law matters (patents, trademarks or copyrights), you may reach out to Seve at the below email address.