San Jose IP lawyer with a unique blend of science experience
Alek is an associate attorney in the firm’s San Jose office, where he focuses his practice on communications, semiconductor and IIoT technologies. Before joining the firm full-time, he spent two summers as a Patterson + Sheridan summer associate helping develop patents for clients in the applied materials, computer chip and telecommunication markets.
While in law school, Alek was selected to participate in the competitive Technological Innovation: Generating Economic Results, or TI:GER®, program. The nationally recognized collaboration between the Emory University School of Law and the Georgia Institute of Technology brings together graduate students in law, business, science and engineering to work on start-up projects to transform highly promising research into economically viable projects. Alek’s team licensed and commercialized research for app-enabled, at-home anemia testing that analyzes photos of a patient’s nail beds to help diagnose irregularities.
Client’s value Alek’s approachability, responsiveness and unique background that blends hard science and soft science experience with intellectual property knowledge. While attending Emory Law full-time, Alek interned for a law firm and clerked for Judge Craig Schwall of the Superior Court of Fulton County. He graduated with honors and has also earned undergraduate degrees in both biology and electrical engineering. Born and raised in Chicago, Alek enjoys golfing and skiing in his free time.
- Biotechnology + Pharmaceuticals
- Communications Technologies
- Electronics + Semiconductor Technologies
- Patent Preparation + Prosecution
- J.D., with honors, Emory University School of Law, 2017
- B.S., Electrical and Electronics Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2020
- B.A., Biology, Indiana University Bloomington, 2014
- Illinois State Bar
- United States Patent and Trademark Office