Alexander J. Johnson

Counsel

Alex is an experienced patent attorney that focuses his practice on the needs of startups, emerging growth companies, and established businesses. He has more than 10 years’ experience doing patent searches, trademark searches, invalidity reports, drafting appeal briefs, drafting patent applications, and prosecuting patent applications.

Education & Admissions

Education

  • Miami University

    (B.A., 2009)

  • University of Akron School of Law

    (J.D., magna cum laude, 2013)
    Akron Law Review (Assistant Editor 2012-2013, Review Board, Production Editor 2012-2013)
    Intellectual Property and Technology Law Association (Vice President 2012-2013)

Admissions

  • State of Ohio
  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office

Experience

  • Advises on a range of corporate transactional matters including corporate formation, entity structure, and governance.
  • Conducts IP due diligence such as patent searches, trademark searches, patent invalidity opinions; Freedom to Operate opinions; and non-infringement opinions.
  • Assists clients with patent and trademark preparation and Prosecution with the USPTO and foreign patent offices.
  • Assist clients in initiating their global and/or domestic business and Intellectual Property strategy.
  • Conducts legal research and drafts memoranda analyzing a broad range of complex legal issues.

Involvement

Professional Affiliations

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association