Ahmed Elmallah practices in intellectual property (IP) law, with a focus on patent procurement and related opinion work.
Ahmed assists clients in securing patent protection for their inventions in Canada, the United States and internationally. He also provides strategic guidance to clients in developing, monetizing and enforcing valuable patent assets and portfolios.
With an applied science background, Ahmed is able to draft patent applications covering a wide range of high technology and mechanical subject matter. His prior experience includes drafting patents relating to: artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning technology, oil and gas technology, medical systems, software-based technology, privacy technology, autonomous and robotic systems, electronic power technology, multi-media broadcasting systems, telecommunication systems, nanotechnology, quantum technology, photonic technology, satellite communication systems, financial technology (fintech) and clean technology (cleantech), among other subject matter fields.
Ahmed also has prior experience obtaining industrial design and copyright protection.
Prior to joining Bennett Jones, Ahmed worked at a number of prominent IP law firms on Bay Street in Toronto, where he undertook both patent and trademark drafting and prosecution and provided patent and trademark litigation support.
Ahmed graduated from law at Queen's University on the Dean's Honours List. During law school he received the Bereskin & Parr Award in Patent Law, WeirFoulds LLP Prize in Remedies as well as the Queen's Law Prize in Copyright Law for highest standing. Ahmed also obtained his B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Alberta, where he graduated third in his class.