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Ali Kamarei, Esq.
Senior Attorney
alik@inhouseco.com

Experience

Mr. Kamarei is the senior attorney of Inhouse Co. In addition to practicing law, Mr. Kamarei is an author, inventor, and entrepreneur. Mr. Kamarei has successfully litigated several jury and non-jury trials as well as arbitrations and mediations in intellectual property, real estate, and commercial transactions. Mr. Kamarei has represented clients in large disputes in various jurisdictions including Northern and Southern California, Wisconsin, Florida, Montana, Texas, Maryland, Utah and New Jersey. Additionally, Mr. Kamarei has successfully argued before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to reverse a Federal District Court decision.

With regard to litigation, Mr. Kamarei has prevailed in trial on various matters listed below, including a landlord/tenant matter before Judge Friedman, author of Landlord Tenant, California Practice Guide. Additionally, Mr. Kamarei litigates collection matters for Chinese and European companies.

Mr. Kamarei is well experienced in trademarks, copyrights, and patent law as well as real estate and business litigation. He wrote Napsterís first patent applications as well as successfully obtaining patents for two-time Nobel Prize winner Linus Pauling. Mr. Kamarei has successfully prosecuted patents ranging from software, to complex biotech and engineering matters relating to cardiovascular disease. Mr. Kamarei has co-founded two companies, with combined investments of over $100,000,000. As part of the investment process, numerous nationally recognized patent law firms have reviewed Mr. Kamareiís patents.

Notable Successes


Kalantari v. NITV, Inc., 352 F.3d 1202 (9th Cir. Cal. 2003)

Published opinion by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. In an Appeal from the U.S. District Court, of Southern California, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals reversed District Court's summary judgment concerning Copyrights and United States embargo regulations.

Rexall Sundown v. Mathias Rath

A six week jury trial in Florida in a dispute over licensing revenues. Inhouse Co. obtained favorable jury verdict against Rexall who was represented by Greenberg Traurig. The original disputed amount exceeded $250 million Dollars.

Momento, Inc v. Seccion Amarilla USA

A copyright and antitrust case in the Northern District of California. Inhouse Co. obtained a preliminary injunction against defendants and eventually a favorable settlement against major Seccion Amarilla USA (Seccion Amarillo, Mexico, TelMex, Carlos Slim) which was represented by Mayer Brown.

Mathias Rath v. Advance Biomedical Research

A seven-day arbitration hearing in New Jersey. Inhouse Co. obtained judgment in excess of $900,000 against Advance Biomedical Research represented by the New Jersey firm of McElroy Deustsch Mulvaney & Carpenter in a case concerning clinical trial research dispute.

Kiumarz Lenahard Inc. v. Max Broadcasting

A landlord/tenant dispute in Southern California. Inhouse Co. prevailed in defense of a claim in excess of $2,500,000 million dollars against defendant landlord. Bench trial was conducted Honorable Terry Friedman who is the author of California Practice Guide, Landlord Tenant.

Class action CLRA claims against VW, Chrysler and Nissan Dearlers

Inhouse Co. regularly represents Volkswagen, Chrysler, Jeep and Nissan dealerships in defending various Consumers Legal Remedies Act (CLRA) class action claims.

Tan Tee Tan v. U.S. Bank, et al. (October 2010)

Successfully represented two co-defendants (J&J Seafoods, Inc.),in a two-phase trial, against a claim of conversion and punitive damages in a jury trial, which resulted in dismissal of both defendants.

Modern Fence v. Qualipac Home Improvements

Successfully represented defendant concerning trademark infringement and antitrust matters in a jury trial, which resulted in full dismissal of the defendant and invalidation of the asserted trademarks (Reg. 291700 & Reg. 3337669).

Davoodi v. Hoozad Inc.

Successfully represented defendant in a preliminary injuction action regarding sale of corporate stock.

Vasquez v. Steven Creek Chrysler /Dodge (November 2011)

Successfully represented defendant Chrysler/Jeep/Dodge dealer in a claim of fraud under Consumer Legal Remedies Act, in a trial in Santa Clara County Superior Court resulting in judgment in favor of our client.

Dixon Gas Club LLC v. Safeway et al.

Successfully obtaining a preliminary injunction order against defendant Safeway in an anti-competition lawsuit in the Superior Court of California Alameda County. (2012)

East Jordan Plastics v. Ainong USA

Successfully represented defendant in defeating a trademark infringement preliminary injunction in the U.S. Central District Court of California. The trademarks in suit weer Reg. 1,587,878; Reg.2,555,659; Reg. 1,373,862 (2012)

Asystech et al. v. Eagle Eyes Traffic Industry, ANZOUSA, and Keystone Automotive

Successfully defended Eagle Eyes et al. in Eastern District of Wisconsin regarding allegations of infringement of five utility patents resulting amicable resolution to the matter. The patents in suit were 5,5653,548 Method and Apparatus For A Ball and Socket Joint; 5,07,133 Automobile Headlamp Adjuster; 6,913,374 Sliding Style Headlamp Adjuster; 6,979,109 Sliding Style Headlamp Adjuster, 7,264,376 Adjuster and Bracket Assembly. (2013)

Zaheri v. Estes Automotive Group II, Inc. et al., Case No. HG07360209

Successfully obtained judgment in excess of $1.3 million against defendants in a judge trial for various causes of action concerning breach of contract.(2013)

East Jordan Plastics v. Ainong USA

Successfully represented defendant in reaching amicable resolution regarding trademark infringement allegation in the U.S. Central District Court of California. The trademarks in suit were Reg. 1,587,878; Reg.2,555,659; Reg. 1,373,862 (2013)

Chattery International v. Jolida

Successfully represented plaintiff in reaching amicable resolution regarding trademark infringement allegation in the U.S. District Court of Maryland. The trademarks in suit were Reg. 3,134,802 and Reg. 3,209,962 (2013)

Bars and Courts Admitted

      • State of California
      • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
      • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
      • U.S. Court of Appeal, 9th Circuit
      • United States Patent and Trademark Bar
      • Department of Real Estate - Broker (California-01858586)

Professional Memberships

      • California Bar Association

Languages

      • Farsi



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