Alexander Roan is an associate in the Litigation Department and a member of the Firm’s Patent Law Group.
Alex works with a wide variety of clients, from startups to large corporations, in a broad range of intellectual property matters, including patent and trademark prosecution, patent infringement actions in U.S. District Court, Section 337 investigations before the U.S. International Trade Commission, and post-grant patent trials before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
Alex has gained technical expertise in a variety of areas through both research and industry experience, including acoustics, combustion, materials science, electrochemistry, manufacturing and software. As a graduate student, he designed and operated prototype solid oxide electrolytic cells to study the feasibility of environmentally friendly manufacturing of solar-grade silicon. Prior to joining Proskauer, Alex was an engineer for Fresenius Medical Care, where he served as a software quality and validation subject matter expert on domestic and international software development and deployment teams. His first-hand experience at Fresenius in resolving complex FDA compliance concerns and in handling FDA enforcement actions has provided him with the ability to efficiently handle intellectual property matters that intersect with FDA regulatory issues.