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Neal O. Alnajran

Email: Neal Alnajran
Assistant: Jillian Clinton
(503) 227-5631 Ext. 3373
Fax: (503) 228-4373


Lewis & Clark Law School, J.D., magna cum laude
Maseeh College of Engineering at Portland State University, B.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering

Bar Admissions

Oregon State Bar

Practice Areas



Infringement and Validity Opinions

IP Portfolio Management

Licensing and Technology Agreements



Technology Law


Trade Secrets


Neal is an Associate Attorney at Chernoff Vilhauer with a focus on patents, copyrights, artificial intelligence, and technology transfer and licensing.  His expertise spans a wide range of industries, particularly excelling in cases involving electrical and computer engineering, software, and similar inventions.


He is dedicated to assisting clients in safeguarding their innovations and creative works.  At the core of his practice is a commitment to clear and open communication.  Recognizing the significance of clients’ intellectual property, Neal ensures they are kept informed at every step of the process.


Neal graduated magna cum laude from Lewis & Clark Law School in 2022, and holds a degree in electrical engineering from the Maseeh School of Engineering and Computer Science at Portland State University.  This unique combination of technical expertise in electrical engineering and legal acumen allows him to approach intellectual property matters with a comprehensive understanding of the innovations he protects.


Neal is a member of the Oregon State Bar Intellectual Property Section, Oregon Patent Law Association, and the Federal Circuit Bar Association.  These affiliations reflect his dedication to staying informed about the latest developments in intellectual property law and connecting with peers who share his passion. 


With Neal as your trusted advisor, you can confidently protect your intellectual property and embrace new opportunities for innovation and growth.

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