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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


Law School

University of Cincinnati College of Law, J.D., 2014, magna cum laude
Law Review: University of Cincinnati Law Review

Graduate School

University of Cincinnati, MBA, Interdisciplinary, 2011

Undergraduate School

University of Cincinnati, B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 2011, summa cum laude
Herman Schneider Medal Nominee
Sigma Alpha Epsilon Outstanding Chapter President Award

Bar Memberships

Alex is licensed to practice in the following state(s):

Ohio, 2014

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2011


Alex is admitted to practice before the following court(s):

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


Local & National Recognition

The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch®, Intellectual Property Law, 2023-2024; Litigation – Intellectual Property, 2023-2024; Litigation – Patent, 2023-2024

Selected for inclusion in Ohio Rising Stars®, 2018-2024

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), Past Board Member and Outreach Officer

Firm Committees

Alex serves or has served in the following leadership role(s) at Frost Brown Todd:

Associate Recruiting Committee, Member


Alex was invited to speak at the following events:

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

Major Publications

Alex is an author or contributor to the following publications:

Author: Article, “Design Patents: The Name of the Game is the [Dis]claim”, The Patent Lawyer Magazine, Fall 2022, (source)

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

Author: Case Note, 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)

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