Amirali Sharifi, Ph.D.

Amirali Sharifi, Ph.D.

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Amirali Sharifi, Ph.D., is a director in Sterne Kessler’s Electronics Practice Group where he is involved in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, inter partes review of U.S. patents, ex parte and inter partes re-examination of U.S. patents, conducting prior art searches, and preparation of invalidity and non-infringement opinions. Amirali’s intellectual property practice focuses on a range of technical areas including: wireless communication systems; digital communication systems; networking; data coding; data compression; cryptography; lithography systems; and biometric system.

Amirali received his J.D. from The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law. He earned his M.Sc. and Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park. His doctoral research and undergraduate and graduate degrees focused on communication theory, wireless communication systems, communication networking, digital communication systems, digital signal processing, and control theory. He earned his B.S. from Sharif University of Technology.


  • J.D., The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
  • Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Maryland
  • M.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Maryland
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering (Control Systems), Sharif University of Technology


  • California
  • District of Columbia
  • United States Patent & Trademark Office

Languages Spoken

  • Persian


Speaking Engagement ECE GSA Industrial Careers Roundtable College Park, MD, April 7, 2023

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