Samee is an intellectual property attorney, primarily focusing on intellectual property litigation, counseling, and procurement.
Prior to joining Bishop Diehl & Lee, Samee was a commercial litigator; international human rights and intellectual property attorney, focused on implementing human rights norms in ethical open-source software licenses; and an intellectual property litigator, with an emphasis on mass anti-counterfeiting and IP infringement litigation. Samee has represented a wide range of businesses in intellectual property enforcement efforts, as well as counseling and litigating on behalf of businesses in general commercial matters, throughout all phases of litigation.
Samee is also deeply involved in the legal community, serving as Vice President of the Organization for Ethical Source, Co-Vice President of Public Relations for the South Asian Bar Association of Chicago, and adjunct professor for trial advocacy at Chicago-Kent College of Law, where he also volunteers as a coach for the trial advocacy team.
Samee received his J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2019. During law school, Samee was a member of Chicago-Kent’s nationally ranked trial advocacy team, an IP Fellow for Chicago-Kent’s IP Colloquium, and an associate editor for Chicago-Kent’s Journal of Intellectual Property. He also served as President of the Muslim Law Student Association and Secretary of the Student Bar Association. Samee received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Benedictine University in Health Sciences in 2011.
Samee is admitted to practice in the State of Illinois and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.