Aziz Poonawalla

Patent Agent

Aziz Poonawalla is a U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) registered patent agent who performs patent prosecution for electromechanical and medical device technologies. Aziz has experience working with both foreign and domestic patent-related issues. He is the founder and former CEO of a technology company that provided data analysis, medical image processing, research grant and manuscript editing, and data management services. Aziz is also a California Notary Public and holds a Ph.D. in Medical Physics.



  • Ph.D. Medical Physics University of Texas at Houston 2005
  • B.S. Physics, Math, and Astronomy with honors University of Wisconsin-Madison 1995

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • Registered patent agent, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • California Notary Public
  • Peer reviewer, Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging


Personal Activities

  • Hiking in the San Gabriel and Santa Monica mountains
  • Road and mountain biking
  • Avid reader of science fiction