Ropes & Gray (New York)

Alexander Middleton

Ropes & Gray (New York)

Alexander (Alex) Middleton is a counsel at Ropes & Gray. Alex focuses primarily on patent litigation. Alex’s patent litigation experience includes drafting motions and briefs, assisting in preparation of expert reports, taking and defending fact and expert depositions, and preparing witnesses for deposition. Alex has participated in patent litigation involving wireless communications security protocols, telecommunications, optical fiber networking, solid state memory design, and smartphone notification systems. Alex’s pro bono practice includes renewing trademarks for a historical society, advising a housing association on zoning enforcement mechanisms, and obtaining asylum for a Moldovan man. Prior to joining the firm, Alex worked on the development of simulation software for and the construction of the ATLAS detector in the CERN Large Hadron Collider. Prior to attending law school, Alex worked at a law firm in South Korea.


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Alexander Middleton, Kevin J. Post, Steven Pepe The US District Court for the Northern District of California rules that an automotive company breaches FRAND commitments for the standard essential patents it was offering to license (Continental / Avanci)


This article has been nominated for the 2020 Antitrust Writing Awards. Click here to learn more about the Antitrust Writing Awards. As new devices become wirelessly connected, the importance of fairly licensing cellular standard essential patents (SEPs) has become increasingly important. This (...)

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