Alexander M. Boyer enjoys a mixed practice of patent litigation and patent prosecution. He focuses on strategic patent counseling in a broad array of technical fields, including those in the mechanical and electrical arts, and those involving business method and software-implemented technologies.
Alexander’s prosecution practice focuses on strategic patent counseling in a broad array of technical fields, including those in the mechanical and electrical arts, and those involving business method and software-implemented technologies.
He also has experience counseling a wide range of clients, from startups to established companies, where his experience includes preparing, prosecuting, and procuring patents before the USPTO.
Alexander routinely interviews inventors to develop invention disclosures, drafts new patent applications in a broad range of complex technologies, and prosecutes new and existing patent applications. He is well-versed in patent office practice, and has successfully prosecuted hundreds of patent applications.
Alexander also has experience in numerous aspects of litigation, including participating in pre-litigation activities, drafting motions and legal briefs, engaging in discovery and conducting legal research, as well as working with technical experts. He also serves clients in post-grant review proceedings, including inter partes review proceedings.
Prior to joining Finnegan, Alexander served as a mechanical engineer for The Boeing Company, where his work primarily focused on structural modeling and testing in support of various military and commercial programs. As part of his work, Alexander gained experience in air frame design and testing, debris event modeling, and ground vehicle ballistic modeling.
He also enjoyed being a member of Boeing’s NASA shuttle support team, analyzing debris impacts on the space shuttle during launches and developing computational models in support of assessments during shuttle missions.
Alexander brings this extensive industry and technical experience from the aerospace industry to bear for his clients every day in his practice. Alexander is also passionate about and engaged in pro bono work, devoting his time to clients in the District of Columbia through the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Law Clinic. While in law school, he also served as a staff editor for Volume 87 of the Temple Law Review.
- Temple University School of Law J.D., 2016
- Drexel University M.S., Mechanical Engineering, 2009
- Pennsylvania State University B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 2005
- District of Columbia
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Veterans Claims
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Professional Activities :
- American Intellectual Property Law Association
- American Society of Mechanical Engineers
- American Bar Association
- Virginia Bar Association
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