Gene Editing & CRISPR Technologies – The Emerging Legal Questions
Published 25 Feb, 2020
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Ismail’s legal experience encompasses serving Fortune 500 companies, mid-sized privately held companies, and entrepreneurs. He presently serves as Corporate and Litigation Counsel to large and mid-sized businesses throughout California, Nevada, and Texas, as well as General and Personal Counsel to high-profile hospitality operators in California and Nevada. Ismail’s practice emphasizes Business and Intellectual Property matters, with a focus on healthcare, biopharmaceuticals, biotechnology and hospitality. Ismail has counseled the firm’s healthcare provider clients in acquiring or selling assets, while maximizing return and minimizing risk. He has helped clients acquire or sell over $1 billion worth of healthcare-related assets, including hospitals.
Ismail has considerable trial and arbitration experience, having been involved in over 80 trials and arbitrations across multiple jurisdictions from the inception of his legal career.
He has successfully litigated shareholder accounting disputes, trade-secret matters, trademark/trade-dress infringement claims, commercial and breach of contract matters, complex developer defense litigation and employment matters. Ismail has substantial experience before the USPTO, having litigated multiple TTAB proceedings involving trademark disputes.
Ismail is admitted to practice law in California, Nevada, and Texas. He attended the University of California, Irvine and obtained a double major in International Studies and Political Science. Ismail attended law school at Pepperdine University, and currently serves on the Dean’s Circle. During his tenure at Pepperdine, Ismail earned a Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Technology law from what is now known as the Palmer Center. Most recently, Ismail has earned his Graduate Certificate from Stanford University in Genetics & Genomics.
Ismail proudly serves on the Board of Directors for The USA Track & Field Foundation. The Foundation provides a means to attract and guide funds to new and innovative track & field programs, with an emphasis on providing opportunities for youth athletes, emerging athletes, and distance training centers. The Foundation assists dedicated Olympic hopefuls who can realize their dreams and potential if given the opportunity. The Foundation is committed to promoting the development of Team USA, the World’s #1 Track & Field Team through its Elite Athlete Grant program and financial support of other elite-oriented programs.
Likewise, Ismail is proud to serve as a Board Member for Endure to Cure – a non-profit organization that brings emotional boosts to children in cancer treatment and provides a helping hand to their families. Additionally, Ismail serves on the Board of Directors for the Veterans Training Fund, a Las Vegas-based non-profit organization, dedicated to assisting and re-acclimatizing veterans by employing and honing their military skill sets through application to civilian industries. Finally, Ismail is a global Gen-Next member.
In addition to practicing law, Ismail is a licensed pilot, avid marathon runner and Muay Thai Kickboxer. Ismail is proud to have earned his Abbot Labs’ 6-star medal for completion in all 6 of the World Marathon Majors.
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