Alexander Poonai’s practice encompasses all aspects of patent law, with an emphasis on patent litigation in the chemical field. He is involved in various phases of litigation, including pre-litigation analysis and discovery.
While in law school, Alexander served as an intern for the Honorable Jimmie V. Reyna at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, assisting in preparing bench memoranda and legal research. He was also a legal intern in the Commercial and Intellectual Property Law Group of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
He worked on projects relating to the protection, maintenance, licensing, right to use, and disposal of intellectual property rights created and used by the agency. Alexander conducted undergraduate research studying air pollution in urban environments.
His research involved various forms of analytical chemistry, including the use of infrared spectroscopy and polarimeters to study the presence and trajectory of particulate matter and greenhouse gases. Alexander provides pro bono representation for asylum seekers and refugees through Human Rights First.
George Washington University Law School J.D., 2018
University of Maryland B.S., Chemistry, 2015
District of Columbia
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Professional Activities :
Giles S. Rich American Inn of Court (law student member, 2017-2018)