Ragi A.I. Elias

Ragi A.I. Elias

Practice Areas
  • Rutgers University, BS, Biomedical Engineering
  • Seton Hall Law, Juris Doctor
  • Rutgers University, MS, Biomedical Engineering
Bar Admissions
  • New York Bar Association
  • New Jersey Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court in the District of New Jersey

Ragi A.I. Elias Associate

Philadelphia: 215.965.1221   F: 215.965.1331   E: relias@panitchlaw.com

Ragi Elias is a registered patent attorney who concentrates his practice on patent procurement and counseling, including representing clients before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and foreign patent offices. His practice focuses primarily on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications in the mechanical and medical device arts.

Ragi received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Biomedical Engineering from Rutgers University in 2005 and 2007, respectively, and his J.D. degree from Seton Hall University Law School in 2010. Prior to joining Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP, Mr. Elias was previously a Patent Examiner at the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Ragi is a member of the New York and New Jersey bars. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court in the District of New Jersey.


  • NY State Bar Association
  • New Jersey Bar Association

Articles & Presentations

Panitch Schwarze Client LugBug® Featured on ABC’s 'Shark Tank' // December 17, 2018
Panitch Schwarze congratulates its client LugBug on being featured on ABC’s Shark Tank. The LugBug Handle is an attachment for baby carriers that allows better range of motion for parents and caregivers. LugBug’s creator, Nathan Day, presented his invention to the Sharks on the Oct. 8 episode of season 10 of the popular program. Read more

Prosecution History Estoppel and the Doctrine of Equivalents // March 26, 2015
Ragi A. I. Elias and Carly A. Shanahan will be giving a presentation on Prosecution History Estoppel and the Doctrine of Equivalents. Lunch will be served. CLE will be applied for but is not guaranteed. Read more

USPTO AIA Second Anniversary Forum Review // September 26, 2013
Firm associate Ragi Elias will review and discuss the USPTO’s AIA Second Anniversary Forum. Elias specializes in patent prosecution, specializing in the fields of chemistry and biotechnology. Read more


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