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Biography

Alex assists clients with the preparation and prosecution of U.S., international, and foreign patent applications, including both utility and design patent applications. Additionally, he conducts patentability, freedom-to-operate, and patent infringement investigations. Alex has experience in a variety of technology areas including medical devices, automobiles, fluid dispensers, wind turbines, aircraft systems, locking devices, flooring applications, and material transfer systems. During engineering school, Alex was a co-op with The Procter & Gamble Company in their Computer Modeling & Simulation, Plant Engineering, and Intellectual Property R&D Departments. During law school, he was an intern with GE Aviation’s Intellectual Property Legal Department. During the fall of 2013, Alex was a legal extern for Judge Michael R. Barrett of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. Prior to joining Frost Brown Todd, he was a patent attorney at an IP boutique law firm in Cincinnati.

Other Info About Alex

Education

Bar Membership

Courts

Alex is admitted to practice before the following courts:

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio

 

Recognition

Local & National Recognition

Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars®, 2018-2020

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

Cincinnati Bar Association, Past Young Lawyer Section Liaison for the IP Litigation Committee

Ohio State Bar Association

Cincinnati Intellectual Property Law Association (CincyIP), Current Outreach Officer

Major Publications

Alex is an author of the following publications:

Presentation, Applying the December 2015 Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Cincinnati Bar Association’s IP Litigation Committee, March 29, 2016.

Case NoteAlex Czanik, InterDigital Communications v. ITC: Wrongly Satisfying the ITC Domestic Industry Requirement, 82 U. Cin. L. Rev. (2014).

Case Note, Alex Czanik, Willful Patent Infringement: Bard v. W.L. Gore’s Thoughtful Shift from Jury to Judge, 82 U. Cin. L. Rev. (2014), (awarded the William Worthington Prize for Best Case Note). (source)