Aziz H. Poonawalla, PhD - McDermott Will & Emery


Aziz Poonawalla, PhD,* has extensive experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications in numerous fields, including computer software, digital rights management, computer networking, neural networks, generative artificial intelligence, aviation and medical devices.

Aziz has deep knowledge of medical imaging technologies, such as magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography, ultrasound and mammography. His physics and mathematics background provides a foundation of technical proficiency, and his writing skills allow him to effectively engage with inventors during patent preparation and examiners during prosecution. Aziz has also prepared and prosecuted numerous foreign patent applications, including Patent Cooperation Treaty applications and national phase applications in multiple countries worldwide, particularly Europe and China.

*Non-lawyer professional


  • Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, peer reviewer


University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, PhD, Medical Physics, 2005
University of Wisconsin-Madison, BS, Physics, Math & Astronomy, 1995

US Patent and Trademark Office,
California Notary Public,


Aziz H. Poonawalla, PhD

Patent Agent | Los Angeles

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