Cook Alex’s patent practice is dedicated to protecting, enforcing, defending and maximizing the value of clients’ ideas, creativity, and innovations across a wide range of industries and technologies in the United States and foreign countries. We have been involved in the issuance of thousands of patents covering a broad sweep of industries and technologies. Cook Alex has successfully represented clients from individual inventors to Fortune 500 companies.

Cook Alex’s patent practice provides the following patent services to clients:


  • Counseling on patent protection
  • Performing prior art analysis to determine patentability and potential infringement
  • Drafting and prosecuting patent applications in the U.S. and abroad
  • Performing inter-party proceedings

Enforcement & Defense

  • Counseling on patent enforcement and litigation avoidance
  • Performing prior art analysis to determine validity
  • Resolving patent license disputes and avoiding adversely-held patents
  • Litigating patent infringement

Value Maximization

  • Counseling on maximizing patent portfolio value
  • Providing clearance opinions
  • Providing opinions on validity, enforceability, and infringement issues
  • Drafting and negotiating technology licenses and cross-licenses and technology transfer agreements
  • Drafting confidentiality agreements
  • Providing due diligence support associated with acquisitions and divestitures