Arman H. Nadershahi, JD, MS, MBA, LLM


Mr. Nadershahi serves as Senior Director, Corporate and Intellectual Property Counsel of Alfred E. Mann Institute for Biomedical Engineering at USC (AMI-USC). Prior to joining AMI-USC, Arman practiced intellectual property law at Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP, where he focused on patent prosecution, licensing, and intellectual property litigation in the fields of biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and medical devices. Arman is also a co-founder and the CEO of Proa Medical, Inc., a spinout company from AMI-USC that commercializes medical devices for women’s health.

Mr. Nadershahi graduated with distinction from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Zoology and English Literature. He received a Juris Doctor degree with distinction from the University of Minnesota Law School and a Master of Science degree in Biological Science from the University of Minnesota. He also received a Master of Science degree in Regulatory Science from the University of Southern California School of Pharmacy and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Marshall School of Business at USC. Mr. Nadershahi also graduated with distinction from Georgetown Law School with an LLM in Securities and Financial Regulation.

Mr. Nadershahi is a member of the State Bar of California, is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, has earned US and EU Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC-US & RAC-EU), is an ASQ Certified Biomedical Auditor (CBA), and is an ASQ Certified Manager of Quality/Organization Excellence (CMQ/OE). Arman is a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering.

Adjunct Lecturer
Department of Translational Genomics
NRT 2506
1450 Biggy Street
Health Sciences Campus
Los Angeles