(312) 236-8500

Industrial & Mechanical

We have significant experience with a wide range of industrial and mechanical inventions, ranging from complex to seemingly simple yet critical improvements over earlier designs. Our clients’ industrial and mechanical technologies often are integrated with electronics, materials, life sciences, or other technical disciplines, and we are well positioned to provide diverse technical capabilities to meet the challenges involved.

In addition, legal and technical experience gained through our diverse litigation, counseling and prosecution activities enables our attorneys to develop sensible strategies and solutions for growing and managing intellectual property portfolios. These benefits also extend to our approach to helping clients procure domestic and international patents, as well as to negotiate and establish technology transfer and licensing agreements.

Our commitment to provide clients with superior intellectual property legal services is facilitated by our technical knowledge in a broad range of areas, including aerospace, automotive, construction, consumer products, defense, energy, food processing, manufacturing, medical devices and methods, printing, rail transportation and other industries. Our attorneys hold diverse scientific and technical backgrounds, including electrical, mechanical, aerospace and chemical engineering.

We provide services to Fortune 500 companies, publicly or privately held firms, universities and other not-for-profit organizations, start-ups, and individual inventors.

We provide legal services, including litigation, opinions and investigations, patent prosecution, licensing, portfolio management, due diligence, technology transfers and M&A support. Our attorneys have experience in the following industrial and mechanical technologies:

  • Automobile Components
  • Centrifugal & Membrane Blood Separators
  • Consumer Appliances & Wares
  • Construction Equipment
  • Fasteners & Hardware
  • Food Packaging
  • Furniture
  • Hand Tools
  • Handling Mechanisms
  • Heat Exchangers
  • Hospital Beds
  • HVAC Equipment
  • Industrial Controls
  • Industrial Machinery
  • Injection Molding Systems
  • Lighting Equipment
  • Locomotives & Rail Transportation
  • Material Handling
  • Machine Tools & Accessories
  • Measuring Instruments
  • Medical Equipment of a Wide Variety
  • Motors & Power Transmission
  • Packaging & Shipping
  • Plastic Extrusion Techniques
  • Pneumatics & Hydraulics
  • Power Transmission Components
  • Process Equipment
  • Recycling Technology
  • Refuse Handling Equipment
  • Safety Equipment
  • Sporting Equipment
  • Tooling Components
  • Truck Trailers
  • Utility Distribution Equipment

Let’s build our relationship today;
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While Cook Alex would be pleased to discuss your legal needs, please understand that merely contacting us does not create an attorney-client relationship. Additionally, please do not send us any confidential information unless we have agreed to be your attorneys and represent you.


Leveraging a combination of legal and technical experience, Our attorneys provides clients
with a highly qualified and diversified technology-related legal patent, trademark, and copyright team.

& Mechanical

Medical Devices
& Life Sciences

Chemical &

Computers, Electronics
& Software

The Knowledge You Need

Cook Alex can help your business obtain, protect, enforce, defend and monetize your intellectual property in the U.S. and around the world.

We continue to be at the forefront in providing prosecution, litigation, and counseling services in all intellectual property matters, including patents, trade secrets, copyrights, trademarks, and unfair competition.

Cook Alex

Chicago Patent Attorney
200 West Adams Street, Suite 2004
Chicago, Illinois 60606

Naperville Patent Attorney
2020 Calamos Court, Suite 200
Naperville, IL 60563

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