Alexander R. Modelski is a Shareholder in Karr Tuttle Campbell’s Emerging Growth, Intellectual Property and Technology, and Cannabis practice groups. He began his legal career at Texas Instruments Incorporated, where he represented the Data Systems Group, which produced the company’s first desktop computers.
Since moving to the Northwest in 1999, Alex has counseled technology and non-technology clients in connection with matters such as business formation (corporations, limited liability companies (LLC), partnerships and joint ventures, funding, acquisition and sale of private companies, contract drafting and negotiation, technology licensing, copyright and trademark filing and licensing, patent licensing, computer, multimedia and internet law, trade secret and privacy law, cybersecurity, software licensing, compliance audits, nondisclosure and assignment of inventions agreements, hosting and development agreements, distribution and reseller agreements, and leases.
Alex also counsels employers and employees on matters such as non-compete, non-solicitation and non-interference, incentive plans, disputes and employee investigations.
Alex is legal advisor to the Seattle Angel Conference, helped form and is legal advisor to the Seattle Angel Fund, and Seattle Angel, a nonprofit corporation that provides education to entrepreneurs and angel investors.
He is a contributing member of the Law of Commerce in Cyberspace Committee (Business Section, WSBA), has lectured on licensing, privacy and securities matters, has served on the Executive Committee of the Intellectual Property Section of the WSBA, helped revise Washington State’s trademark, electronic impersonation and digital signatures statutes, and co-chaired the WSBA’s Intellectual Property Institute.
Alex served as board member and chairman of the Northwest Entrepreneur Network, MIT Enterprise Forum Northwest and was the 2013 recipient of the Global MIT Enterprise Forum Excellence Award.
- J.D., University of Michigan Law School, 1982
- B.A., University of Michigan, high honors, with distinction, 1979
- Seattle Angel Fund, Counsel
- Seattle Angel Conference, Counsel
- Seattle Angel, a nonprofit corporation, Counsel
- Licensing Executives Society
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