Alexander Walden’s practice focuses on intellectual property litigation and counseling. He advises clients regarding intellectual property issues, in a wide range of industries, including biometric technologies, computer hardware and software, internet-based technologies, computer networks, communication systems, electronics, financial services, mechanical devices, gaming, and sports equipment.
A significant portion of Mr. Walden’s practice is devoted to assisting clients with a variety of patent matters, including patent litigation, patent prosecution, the development and enforcement of patent portfolios, and opinion studies concerning patent invalidity, infringement and enforcement, and freedom-to-operate. He has also conducted due diligence studies and has prepared and negotiated a variety of Intellectual Property agreements, including assignment agreements, licensing agreements, work-for-hire agreements, and Web-related agreements, in connection with a number of corporate transactions.
Mr. Walden also spends a portion of his practice on trademark and copyright clearance, prosecution and enforcement, including assisting clients in copyright litigations and trademark oppositions before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, providing opinions on trademark availability, filing and prosecuting trademark applications, handling domain name disputes, and evaluating possible infringement of trademarks and copyrights.
Mr. Walden’s pro bono activities include assisting with the corporate organization and registration of non-profit companies and obtaining public charity and private foundation status for such companies, at both the federal and state level.
Mr. Walden has an undergraduate degree from Brown University with a bachelors in computer science, focusing on object-oriented systems architecture, and a bachelors in business economics.