Umair A. Qadeer

Intellectual Property


Chicago, IL

Umair is a highly experienced intellectual property attorney, with expertise spanning patents, trademarks, and trade secrets. He is a registered patent attorney, with experience in patent preparation and prosecution, patent strategy, patent opinions, patent licensing and contracts, and patent litigation. Umair has worked on patent matters in a variety of technologies, including pharmaceuticals, chemicals and chemical compositions, materials, biotechnology, medical devices, analytical instrumentation, clean technologies, food products, consumer products, and mechanical devices. He has also obtained trademark registrations in many different industries, and has handled trademark administrative proceedings and litigation. Umair works with foreign patent and trademark counsel on matters in other jurisdictions.

Prior to joining Scale, Umair managed an intellectual property law practice for over a decade. Before law school he was a graduate student in chemistry, where he studied the reaction of polar vinyl monomers with single-site olefin polymerization catalysts, and also worked on catalyst research in the petroleum refining industry.

Areas of Expertise
Patents<br/>Trademarks<br/>Trade Secrets<br/>Intellectual Property Litigation<br/>Intellectual Property Licensing, Transactions & Agreements
Prior Associations
Hojka Qadeer<br/>Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear
University of Chicago Law School<br/>University of Chicago, M.S. in Chemistry<br/>Harvard University, A.B. in Chemistry
Bar Admission
California<br/>Illinois<br/>U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Attorney Video

Work With Us

A Firm for
modern clients
Scale uses modern technology and a flat attorney structure to reduce costs and improve efficiency. Access AmLaw 100 quality at a fraction of the cost.
Learn More
A platform for 

modern attorneys
Realize 3x the value of each hour you bill in a network of experienced, tech-forward attorneys. Bring your clients and start better serving them day one.
Learn More