Majid Albassam advises clients in the areas of patent procurement, patent eligibility, patentability, infringement and invalidity, as well as trade secret and copyright issues. Having industry experience as a software engineer and applications programmer for a systems integration and technology company, Majid understands the issues faced by his clients.

    Majid’s extensive experience includes preparing and prosecuting US and international patent applications in various areas of technology, including cellular and network communications, computer systems and subsystems, computer software, electronics, various manufacturing and control systems, network monitoring, security and data analytics, cybersecurity, including malware detection, virtualization, identity management and authentication, mobile device security, and data encryption and obfuscation. He also has experience preparing patent-related analyses and opinions, including non-infringement, invalidity and freedom to operate.

    Majid has a keen interest in the area of patent eligibility, and regularly addresses the issue of patent eligibility in software and business methods before the USPTO. He also often counsels clients on effective ways to maximize company value by addressing patent eligibility issues under the current guidelines.

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    • Preparing and prosecuting US and international patent applications across a variety of technologies and industries.
    • Counseling US and international clients on IP portfolio management and the enforcement of their intellectual property rights.
    • Preparing noninfringement and validity opinions.

    Education

    • The George Washington University, J.D., 2003
    • George Mason University, B.S., Computer Science, with distinction, 1999

    Admissions

    • Virginia, 2003
    • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

    Memberships and Affiliations

    • American Intellectual Property Law Association, member

    Languages

    • Arabic
    • English

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