Pete C. Mehravari

Director of Policy and Legal Affairs

Pete Mehravari is responsible for directing the policy and legal activities of the IIPA. Mr. Mehravari joined the IIPA after leading the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s (USPTO) Global Intellectual Property Academy (GIPA). Prior to GIPA, Mr. Mehravari served overseas for nearly five years as the U.S. Intellectual Property Attaché, a senior U.S. diplomatic role, for the Middle East and North Africa. Before being posted abroad, Mr. Mehravari held various roles with the USPTO including as an intellectual property (IP) policy attorney advisor and patent examiner. Mr. Mehravari graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, followed by a Juris Doctor from Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School in 2010.