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Ahaji Kirk Amos

Ahaji Kirk Amos

Patent and Trademark Lawyers
  • Intellectual Property, Trademarks, Patents
  • Missouri, North Carolina, Texas
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Ahaji Amos is an experienced intellectual property attorney, with a special focus on intellectual property prosecution and litigation in the biotechnological arts, including medical devices, supplements, pharmaceuticals, and software. Ahaji has handled all aspects of litigation, including first chairing multiple litigation matters, as well as handling quasi-litigation matters before the PTAB and TTAB.
Ahaji practices all aspects of intellectual property including patents, trademarks, trade secrets and copyrights. She has filed over 100 patent applications, over 100 trademark applications, and numerous cancelation and opposition proceedings. Because she primarily represents early-stage companies, Ahaji also regularly counsels clients on business formation and performs contract review.
After law school, Ahaji joined Thompson Coburn, LLP where she focused on intellectual property law and complex litigation. At Thompson Coburn, she worked on multiple “saved seed” litigation matters, drafting pleadings and motions before the Federal Circuit, and played a significant role in several other complex litigation matters. She also managed a portfolio of over 40 patent applications, drafted and filed many patent and trademark applications, and negotiated licenses related to technology transfer.
Ahaji has an undergraduate degree in Chemistry, MPH in Health Policy and Management, and a Juris Doctorate. She was the Proctor & Gamble Intellectual Property Fellow at the top-rated Intellectual Property program in the country at the time, Franklin Pierce Law Center. She has been registered to practice before the USPTO since 2000 and licensed to practice law for over 17 years. She currently holds active licenses to practice law in Texas, North Carolina, and Missouri. She may practice intellectual property law in any US state or territory.
Ahaji has worked at some of the largest and most prestigious law firms in the country including Thompson Coburn, LLP and Akin Gump.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
MPH Health Policy & Management (2010) | Health Policy & Management
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Indiana University - Indiana University/Purdue University at Indianapolis
J.D. (1999) | Law
Honors: Proctor & Gamble Intellectual Property Fellow
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Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville
B.A. (1996) | Chemistry
Honors: National Science Foundation Scholar
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Speaking Engagements
The Business Attorney's Guide to Intellectual Property, Business Law, A Comprehensive Study, Teleconference
Access to Capital: The Impact of Intellectual Property Protection, The Self Employment Expo, Chicago
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Professional Associations
The Missouri Bar  # 51310
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Texas State Bar  # 24054409
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
The Missouri Bar
ID Number: 51310
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North Carolina
North Carolina State Bar
ID Number: 45358
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Practice Areas
Intellectual Property
Trademark Litigation, Trademark Registration
Patent Appeals, Patent Litigation, Patent Prosecution
  • English: Spoken, Written
Legal Answers
Q. Would a US Patent only cover my rights in the US or could I use a patent cooperation treaty with a US patent to further
A: A US patent is valid only in the US. You can use a PCT application, if you are still within the time limits, to file in other PCT countries. That requires a new application.
Q. I designed and started selling a product. Others are now copying and selling it too. Is it too late to file a patent?
A: You have a year from the date you first made, used, sold or offered to sell it.
Q. In a federal court if your business is LLC'd does that protect your personal assets? Do you need a separate attorney to
A: If the LLC is structured properly and the business is run in accordance with that structure, then yes. However, most lay business owners do not structure the LLC properly and do not run the business in a manner that allows the LLC to shield its owners from liability. You may schedule a free intro call on my website.
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Ahaji Amos, PLLC
555 Fayetteville St., Ste. 201
Raleigh, NC 27601
Toll-Free: (844) 909-0496