Alex Robertson Attorney Profile on UpCounsel
Alex Robertson

Alex Robertson

Attorney at Law - IP/Tech/Cannabis

Santa Monica
California
Licensed in
CA
Pepperdine University School of Law
5.0 5
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines
out of 2 reviews
About
Alex has years of experience working in IP (with high-tech startups and a boutique IP firm), and proven success navigating the regulatory minefield (both domestically and internationally) where old laws meet cutting edge technological advances. Specializations in cannabis law, trademark/copyright prosecution and litigation, and technology transactions.

Alex graduated from Pepperdine Law with a focus in Intellectual Property, Business and Technology law. Additionally, has been working for the last 5 years with startups and entrepreneurs as parts of in-house legal teams, and litigating numerous copyright, trademark and patent cases, and
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5
Years
experience

Practice Areas

Client Reviews

5.0
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines
out of 2 reviews
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Dealing with a trademark dispute was a nightmare for our business but Alex successfully negotiated a settlement allowing our business to continue as planned and secured our rights for our future. He answered all of our questions and was always quick to respond"

Trademark Dispute
Non-UpCounsel Client
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Alex assisted us in the regulatory compliance and licensing of our cannabis company. He helped us clear the many regulatory hurdles in this industry, strategically plan for developing laws, and assisted greatly in the business development and vision of the company as we move forward. Alex is both an expert in this field, and is a passionate advocate."

Cannabis Consulting
Non-UpCounsel Client

Work History

Greenwise Consulting

Of Counsel

Jan 2018 - Present

Represent and consult clients in the emerging field of cannabis. Helping new companies establish a sustainable cannabis business, and for companies already in the space, provide assistance to maintain compliance and expand operations.

Jan 2018 - Present

Tsircou Law PC

Associate

Apr 2015 - Present

Represent clients in a variety of cases focused on intellectual property and corporate law. Focus on emerging areas of technology and innovation, creatively problem solving issues that lack precedent.

Apr 2015 - Present

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Inc

HTT Senior Engineering Specialist

Dec 2014 - Present

Dec 2014 - Present

Not Impossible Labs

Legal Associate

Oct 2013 - Jul 2014

-Consult on legal issues in the field of start-up companies (IP, Licensing, Securities)
-Draft grant applications and pitches to investors
-Assist in logistics and coordination of multiple breakthrough health invention projects
-Make the Impossible, Possible

Oct 2013 - Jul 2014

Blakely Law Group

Law Clerk

Mar 2013 - Jul 2014

• Conduct all legal research, draft complaints, discovery responses, discovery request, motions, and daily memos in trademark, copyright, and patent matters
• Created agreements, drafted motions, and assisted in negotiations resulting in tens of thousand dollars of settlements in copyright and trademark infringement cases
• Daily interaction with the rules and regulations of both State and Federal courts • Participate in weekly case strategy meetings with firm partner and associates

Mar 2013 - Jul 2014

NewSpace Global

Legal Intern

Dec 2012 - Jul 2013

•Draft contracts and legal documents for clients and employees (NDA’s, memos, partnership agreements)
•Participate in weekly meetings with in-house legal team to strategize operation of the start-up company
•Organize due diligence and document management across all departments; Coordinate legal issue response;
•Analyze and apply current financial and securities regulations in the field; organize compliance procedures

Dec 2012 - Jul 2013

LA Superior Court

Legal Extern

Jun 2012 - Aug 2012

•Engaged in daily meetings in Judge’s chambers to discuss rulings for daily calendar
•Observed numerous settlement hearing and CRASH pre-trial conferences
•Contributed memos to the bench analyzing demurs and motions for summary judgment
•Convened weekly with Judge department heads in both civil and criminal court to discuss current cases

Jun 2012 - Aug 2012

Alexander Cooking

Founder and Head Chef

Feb 2011 - Sep 2011

· Started private chef company by creating business plans, and raising capital needed to launch the company
· Utilized guerilla marketing strategies and viral media to promote and sell services
· Executed large high-end dinner parties and created gourmet menus for special events and every-day dining
catering to individualized dietary restrictions and preferences
· Complied with all applicable health and safety regulations for in-home mean preparation and service

Feb 2011 - Sep 2011

Casa California Restaurant

Owner and Head Chef

Aug 2010 - Feb 2011

· Started successful in-home restaurant serving three-course meals daily to 20 diners per seating
· Managed and trained staff of three and handled food and beverage inventory
· Prepared all meals and designed all menu offerings

Aug 2010 - Feb 2011

Foreign Policy Roundtable Pepperdine University

Participant

Sep 2006 - Jun 2009

· Qualitatively analyzed and interpreted population statistics and economic data for weekly policy think tank
· Researched and forecasted defense, security, energy, legislative, and international relations trends in conflict
regions
· Wrote reports detailing predictions for future political, economic, and military interdictions

Sep 2006 - Jun 2009

Alex Robertson Private Tutoring

Founder/Tutor

Sep 2006 - May 2009

· Instructed middle and high school students in algebra, English, calculus, Spanish, and Advanced Placement
chemistry
· Developed individualized lesson plans catering to students' specific learning styles and academic needs
· Marketed business to community members and fostered relationships with local school teachers to facilitate
referrals

Television Games

Sep 2006 - May 2009

TVG (Television Games Netword)

Assistant to Production and Editorial Staff

Jan 2004 - Aug 2006

· Generated story ideas for human interest feature pieces for live sporting event coverage network
· Organized and outlined storyboards detailing show format and content
· Wrote and proof-read scripts for live on-air talent
· Operated cameras, editing footage, arranged remote location shoot logistics, strategized shot sequences,
handled lighting design layouts, coordinated production crew

Jan 2004 - Aug 2006

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