Our three new partners are a triple threat. Their practices fall into the two primary areas of AZA’s work for our clients — commercial litigation and intellectual property.
Masood Anjom focuses his practice on intellectual property and patent work, including patent preparation and prosecution, as well as patent litigation and technology contracts.He has represented plaintiffs and defendants in patent infringement suits before U.S. district courts and the International Trade Commission and has worked on different phases of patent litigation from initial fact investigation to discovery and trial. He received a summa cum laude law degree from the University of Houston Law Center.And while obtaining his electrical engineering degree before that, he worked in the nanotechnology lab at the Cullen College of Engineering of the University of Houston.
Taylor Freeman focuses on complex commercial litigation, including breach of contract, energy, tort, intellectual property and construction.For example, he served as lead counsel in getting 100% of requested damages for a jury and helped obtain a $12.2 million court judgment for an international energy company. He has a law degree from New York University School of Law and a bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University. He was named to the 2018-2020 Texas Rising Stars lists for his excellence in business litigation. The list, which is compiled by Thomson Reuters’ Texas Super Lawyers, honors leading attorneys age 40 and younger and those who have been in practice no more than 10 years.
Monica Uddin is a commercial trial lawyer who has represented energy companies and other businesses and individuals in complex matters.For example, she successfully representedan exploration and production company win a substantial sum in arbitration and defeated the refiner’s counterclaims of over $400 million. She has a technology background and has also been active with AZA’s intellectual property and patent litigation team.A University of Chicago Law School graduate, she has an undergraduate degree from Stanford University. She was named to the 2021 list of “Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch” for commercial litigation and was selected for the Texas Rising Stars’ lists for 2013-2020 for her excellence in business litigation.