Ayan Afridi

Ayan is an Attorney in the Intellectual Property group.
Ayan Afridi, Arent Fox, New York at Arent Fox LLP

Ayan’s principal areas of focus are IP portfolio development, enforcement of patents, trademarks, copyrights and licensing. He has worked closely with in-house counsel and technical leads at technology companies to encourage growth and innovation in research and development and protecting their intellectual property. Ayan is a registered patent attorney with extensive experience in electronics, semiconductors, telecommunications, e-commerce, graphics pipeline processing, security and virtualization technologies.

Client Work

Ayan’s practice focuses on procuring patents in the US and internationally. Additionally, he assists with writing opinions on invalidity and infringement and works with clients on technology transactions, litigation support and inter-partes review proceedings.

Previous Work

Prior to joining Arent Fox, Ayan worked at an IP boutique in New Jersey and at a well-known mid-size boutique in Washington, DC. Before entering the legal profession, Ayan was a software developer for over eight years in the finance industry.

Professional Activities

Ayan is a member of the New Jersey Intellectual Property Law Association and the New Jersey Muslim Lawyers Association.

  • Practices
  • Bar & Court Admissions
    • US Patent and Trademark Office Bar
  • Education
    Rutgers School of Law
    Rutgers University
    Electrical and Computer Engineering