Media and Telecommunication companies rely on Ali Dhanani's significant experience to protect their intellectual property and defend against claims of infringement, especially for competitor patent cases. He has defended companies in disputes relating to set-top boxes and over-the-top delivery of media content over the internet, telecommunications, Internet of Things, oilfield tools, and a variety of software technologies. Companies further use his experience to develop their software technology portfolio, particularly with implementing and integrating Internet of Things technologies. He is a sought after speaker and writer and advises companies on blockchain based development strategies, including in the healthcare and energy industries, to assist them with navigating the current legal landscape and build their intellectual property. His community leadership activities include mentoring students and serving as a team leader in the Honorable Nancy F. Atlas Intellectual Property American Inn of Court, teaching the Procedure of Patent Litigation course as an Adjunct Professor at The University of Houston Law Center, and serving as a Board member for a community-focused conciliation and arbitration board.