Imtiaz Yakub, Ph.D.Senior Counsel
Imtiaz is a technology attorney with more than 10 years of experience in intellectual property transactions and litigation, including with SaaS, machine learning, mobile payment solutions and other cloud-based healthcare data and IoT products. Imtiaz supports Avanci’s one-stop marketplace for wireless connected products by providing legal guidance and counsel on licensing transactions.
Imtiaz joins Avanci from Paul Hastings, LLP where he was Senior IP Associate in the Life Sciences group, leading, structuring and negotiating technology agreements. Prior to that, he held several legal positions in New York City and in College Station with White & Case LLP and technology startup Exothermix, a company that develops safe-heat technology for consumer and medical applications. He is also an advisor at TMCx, an incubator in Houston for healthcare startups.
Imtiaz holds a Juris Doctor from The University of Toronto Faculty of Law, a Ph.D. in Molecular Genetics from the Baylor College of Medicine and a Bachelor of Science in Genetics and Biochemistry from Texas A&M University.