Attorney at Law
CA, NY, CT, WA, Patent Bar
"Alex is a brilliant advocate with a unique knack for understanding the complex and..."
My practice focuses on complex intellectual property matters, including litigation, freedom-to-operate analyses, IPRs and counseling on potential litigation.
I advise companies on IP licensing, on the management of their IP portfolios, and on IP in the M&A context.
I have two degrees from M.I.T. (Chemical Engineering and Philosophy) and a law degree from Columbia, graduating with honors from both.
- Patent Consults
- Patent Infringement
- Patent Infringement Consults
- Patent Search
- Other Patent Matter
- Copyright Infringement
- Trademark Infringement
- Trademark Infringement Consults
- Other Trademark & Copyright Matter
- Appellate Litigation
- Breach of Contract
- Cease & Desist Letter
- Demand Letter
- Settlement Agreement
- Other Lawsuits & Disputes Matter
"Alex did a fantastic job to assist us with our matter. Service was very prompt and professional. Thank you for the detailed work. Highly recommend!"
"Alex runs his cases with an efficient precision, always develops strategies to effectively resolve any issue, and communicates clearly and persuasively in writing and in court. I cannot recommend him more strongly."
"Alex is a brilliant advocate with a unique knack for understanding the complex and distilling it into simplicity, whether orally or in writing. These skills set him in a class of his own -- not just among patent lawyers, but among lawyers, period."
Setty Chachkes PLLC
Mar 2021 - Present
I am the firm's co-founder, with another former Orrick Partner.
May 2002 - Jan 2021
From 2004 to 2021, I was a Partner in both the IP Group and the Appellate Group.
Wilson Sonsini, Shearman & Sterling
Dec 1996 - Apr 2002
I was an associate at Wilson Sonsini in California, then Shearman & Sterling in New York.