Partner, Keltie; London, UK
Shakeel (Shak) Ahmad leads Keltie’s IT, Telecoms and Electronics team and advises on patent issues regarding various areas of technology, but spends most of his time with inventions related to his specialist fields.
Mr. Ahmad has specific experience and interest in Internet-related inventions, software-related technology, computer graphics generation, gaming inventions, mobile telecommunications, digital audio and video processing, data encryption and security, business methods including e-commerce solutions, financial exchanges and trading solutions, electronic instrumentation, medical human parameter measurement devices, data communications and microprocessor design.
His practice is a mixture of drafting and prosecuting patent applications around the world to grant litigating patent applications in the UK and U.S., and undertaking due diligence for various M&A and IPO activities.
Mr. Ahmad’s IT, Telecoms and Electronics team was praised by the 2008 Legal 500 for its "exceptionally fine work.” Managing Intellectual Property says that, "of the strong team, Shakeel Ahmad is singled out by peers for the strength of his technical work.”
Mr. Ahmad is a Chartered Patent Attorney, European Patent Attorney and Chartered Engineer. He holds a BSc Electronics with Computer Science from the University College Swansea and DPhil Biomedical Engineering from the University of Sussex.