Alex Chachkes, a partner in the New York
office, is a member of both the Intellectual Property Group
and the Supreme Court and Appellate Litigation Group. Alex focuses on the litigation of complex intellectual
property actions, primarily patent actions.
Alex's cases have involved technologies such as telecommunications,
microprocessors, wireless devices, computer peripherals, video games,
pharmaceuticals, recombinant DNA technology, chemicals and protein science. Alex has tried numerous cases before the United States district courts and
the International Trade Commission. Alex also practices before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
Alex is frequently quoted in the media on intellectual property law
issues, including in the Wall Street
Journal and the New York
Alex is on the Board of the Legal Aid Society. He also is active in
pro bono matters, including through Legal Aid (from whom he received a Pro Bono Publico Award in 2017), the New York County District Attorney's Office and Lawyers for Children. Alex has also represented pro bono St.
Bartholomew's Church of New York and individual artists and artisans
Prior to law school, Alex was a researcher with United Technologies
International Operations in Tokyo, Japan, and a laboratory researcher at the
Tokyo Institute of Technology in Yokohama, Japan.