Areas of Focus
Hatch-Waxman Litigation and Opinion
Intellectual Property & Technology Litigation
Litigation and Dispute Resolution
Trademark and Copyright Litigation
, The John Marshall Law School
, Edward T. Lee Scholar; Fred F. Herzog Scholar; Dean's List
, Carnegie Mellon University
Khurram is an intellectual property attorney with a practice focusing on Hatch-Waxman litigation for generic pharmaceutical companies. He has experience in essential aspects of Hatch-Waxman litigation, including case assessment and strategy, motion practice, claim construction, expert witness discovery, and trial and appellate advocacy.
Prior to joining Polsinelli, Khurram externed with Chief Judge James F. Holderman and with Judge John W. Darrah of the District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Khurram gained substantial experience with litigation in federal court, preparing memoranda and draft orders in a range of criminal and civil matters, including patent infringement matters. Khurram attended The John Marshall Law School on full scholarship for academic merit as an Edward T. Lee Scholar. He was also a Fred F. Herzog scholar for academic distinction. Khurram was a two-time Quarterfinalist in the Giles Sutherland Rich Memorial Moot Court for patent law, and won Best Advocate in 2013. Khurram was a member of the Review of Intellectual Property Law, where he published his comment, “For Sale. Patents. Never Used: Gaps in the Tax Code for Patent Sales.”
Khurram is an active member of the Richard Linn American Inn of Court, an Inn of Court focused on intellectual property law. He is also Secretary of the Associate Board of the Chicago Committee.
Chicago Bar Association 2016 Leadership Institute Graduate
Judicial Extern for Judge John W. Darrah, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2013
Judicial Extern for Judge James F. Holderman, Chief Justice for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2012
Federal Circuit Bar Association
Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago
The Richard Linn American Inn of Court
New Guidance on Mandatory Notice in the Biosimilar ‘Patent Dance’
July 8, 2016
Polsinelli Attorney Khurram Naik Completes CBA 2016 Leadership Institute
December 28, 2016
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