Shabbi S. Khan



Shabbi S. Khan is a partner and intellectual property lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. Mr. Khan focuses his practice on patent prosecution and client counseling in the fields of computer software electrical and mechanical technologies, and medical devices. His practice includes strategic development and management of domestic and foreign patent portfolios as well as IP portfolios for early stage companies. His work also includes conducting competitive patent assessments and product clearance searches. He is a member of the Electronics Practice and the Technology Industry Team, and the Healthcare Industry Team. Mr. Khan is active in a variety of local technology communities relating to medical devices, Internet of Things (IoT), and augmented and virtual reality.

Representative Medical Device Technologies Work:

  • Ophthalmology and Eye Care
  • Tissue Ablation and Resection Technologies
  • Electrical and Magnetic Stimulation Technologies
  • Wound Care
  • Orthopedic and Surgical Implants
  • Bone Fixation Devices
  • Drug Delivery Technologies
  • Minimally Invasive and Endoscopic Procedures
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging Systems
  • Robotics
  • Personalized Medicine
  • Digital Health Therapeutics
  • Electronic Medical Records and Electronic Health Insurance Processing

Representative Hardware Technologies Work:

  • Single Serve Beverage Dispensing Systems
  • Vaporizers
  • Drone Technologies
  • HVAC Systems
  • Smart and Connected Devices
  • Computer Network Equipment

Representative Software Technologies Work:

  • Online Advertising
  • Service Delivery Networking Platforms
  • User Interface and User Experience (UI/UX)
  • Cellular Billing Systems
  • Aircraft Control and Display Systems
  • Unmanned Vehicle Collision Avoidance Systems
  • Image Analysis and Object Recognition Systems
  • Augmented and Virtual Reality
  • Machine Learning and Predictive Analytics Systems


Mr. Khan earned his law degree from the John Marshall Law School with a certificate in intellectual property law and received his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Northwestern University.


Mr. Khan is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and Illinois and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.