(312) 236-8500

Louis J. Alex – Shareholder

Tel: (312) 236-8500
Fax: (312) 236-8176

Mr. Alex obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Cornell University in 1992. Thereafter, he worked as a senior legislative aid for a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives. He obtained his Juris Doctor degree from Georgetown University Law Center in 2001.

Mr. Alex’s practice involves a broad range of patent, trademark and copyright matters, including counseling, licensing and portfolio management; preparing and prosecuting applications; investigation and clearance activities; validity and non-infringement analyses; and litigation. He has additional experience with the enforcement and defense of intellectual property rights over the internet. Mr. Alex’s patent practice focuses on mechanical, medical device and chemical technologies.


2001 Georgetown University, Juris Doctor

1992 Cornell University, B.S.Chem. Eng., B.A. Psychology


State of Illinois

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

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

U.S. Patent & Trademark Office