• AIAA First Place, Region V - Graduate Paper Competition, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO, 1978
• Outstanding Student of the Year, AIAA, 1976
• President - Univ. of MN Chapter, Sigma Gamma Tau, A National Aerospace Honor Society, 1977-78.
• Vice-President - Univ. of MN Chapter, Sigma Gamma Tau, A National Aerospace Honor Society, 76-77
Mr. Ahsan's Intellectual Property law experience also includes: preparation and prosecution of domestic and international patent applications in the software, Internet, business methods, telecommunication, wireless, mobile devices, semi-conductor processing, packaging and interconnect arts, automotive components and devices, industrial tools and devices, mechanical & material arts, electro-mechanical switches and actuators, optics and light electrical arts; patent & trademarks searches and opinions; writing infringement and patentability opinions; prior art and other legal research; client counseling, drafting & negotiating contracts and licenses; patent & trademark clearance of products; patent portfolio mapping & strategy; trademarks searches and opinions; management of outside attorneys in patent preparation and prosecution; providing legal service to various organization; as a Patent Team Leader, Mr. Ahsan managed and reviewed work product of the Patent Team and outside counsels.