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.


Seve has a technical background, namely a Ph.D. in Pharmacology from a top 5 research university in the UK and completed a three year postdoctoral research fellowship as a Fellow in Medicine at Harvard Medical School / Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. 


Seve has been working exclusively in the Intellectual Property law field since 2003, mostly in private practice but also teaching IP and Technology Entrepreneurship-focused courses for four years as a professor at Albany Law School in NY and full-time member of the law Faculty.  Seve's private practice experience also includes ten years spent in the high-paced 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 organized monthly events in Albany or in White Plains, NY, and many of his IP law-focused law students attended such dinner functions and CLE IP law luncheons with the Innovation & IP American Inn of Court. Seve has connections to many IP practitioners, industry executives, technology Entrepreneur communities and Technology commercialization offices at research universities.  He is an active member of the IP and patent bar in upstate NY and has former colleagues and friends at certain large international law firms in NYC, known for their IP law practice groups.