Alex helps businesses create strategic advantages by protecting their valuable
intellectual property.

Biography

Alex helps businesses create strategic advantages by protecting valuable intellectual property. He has worked with executives and product design teams to obtain patents, to maintain patent portfolios, to protect trademarks, and to avoid or minimize exposure to the intellectual property rights of others.

His services include identification and forensic analysis of intellectual property, preparing and prosecuting patent applications, trademark registration applications, and copyright registration applications, preparing and negotiating a range of agreements including licenses, assignment agreements, and litigation. He works closely with in-house counsel, business leaders, and inventors to evaluate new innovations and implement domestic and foreign patent strategies. He routinely conducts examiner interviews and responds to Office Actions with amendments and arguments to advance prosecution through issuance.

Legal and technical experience

Alex has represented clients in various phases of prosecution and litigation. In addition, he prepares patent opinions involving infringement, validity and inventorship as well as performs analysis on strategic essential and nonessential licensing.Experienced in many industries, Alex has effectively served clients in matters pertaining to antenna systems, radio frequency propagation, sound wave acoustics, graphics processing, image sensors,integrated circuit chip packaging, computer software, machine learning, and a wide range of mechanical apparatuses.

Alex has worked with clients locally, nationally and internationally in many industries and technologies, including:

  • Antenna systems
  • Radio frequency propagation
  • Sound wave acoustics
  • Graphics processing
  • Image sensors,
  • Integrated circuit chip packaging
  • Computer software
  • Machine learning
  • Wide range of mechanical apparatuses

Also, he has advised clients on trademark protection in a variety of industries, and for a variety of products and services including restaurants, food and pharmaceutical products, and e-commerce and software related services.

Education and professional experience

Academic qualifications include:

  • B.S. Industrial Engineering, Mathematics Minor, 2011, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • J.D., 2015, The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL
  • The John Marshall Law School Dean’s Scholarship
  • CALI Award in Business Franchising

Law practice admissions:

  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Additionally, Alex is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, allowing him to represent clients nationwide.

Active in professional associations, including:

  • Member at Illinois State Bar Association
  • Member at Chicago Bar Association
  • IPLAC