With more than a decade of experience in patent law, Alexander D. Georges helps clients draft and prosecute patent applications in numerous technical fields specializing in the areas of electrical engineering, computer hardware and software. Mr. Georges’ patent prosecution experience includes all phases of U.S. and foreign patent prosecution, client counseling, due diligence, and advice regarding validity, infringement, and enforceability of patents.
Mr. Georges has advised a variety of clients from startups to Fortune 500 companies. His expertise spans across a diverse range of technologies, including power systems, machine learning, neural networks, blockchain and Bitcoin-related products, robotics and autonomous vehicles – with a specialization in trucking and radar.
With a background in electrical engineering and an M.B.A. to complement his J.D., Mr. Georges brings a unique approach to patent portfolio management. He offers clients both an innate understanding of the technology as well as a focus on the business decisions and financial impact of an intellectual property strategy.
Prior to joining MBHB, Mr. Georges worked in network security, applying his electrical engineering skills to develop network security structures to protect customers’ data. He has also served as a legal secondee at Waymo, where he helped guide and grow the company’s radar and trucking patent portfolio.
Mr. Georges serves on MBHB’s education committee, where he focuses on improving the onboarding experience of new employees, associates and summer associates. He also actively participates in the community, including serving as a team captain for Relay for Life and mentoring high school students through the Junior Achievement of Chicago.
Outside of work, Mr. Georges enjoys spending time with his family, walking his dogs, playing guitar and learning Spanish. He is also passionate about increasing Bitcoin adoption and has been running a Bitcoin node since 2019.
J.D., Chicago-Kent College of Law
M.B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
B.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,
U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
Help prepare, guide, and grow the patent portfolio for autonomous driving technology company Waymo, including its radar and trucking portfolio—establishing protections as Waymo developed and began to commercialize its autonomous driving solutions.
Generate and guide patent portfolios for emerging technology clients developing products aimed to increase Bitcoin adoption.
Prepare and prosecute U.S. and foreign patent applications directed to autonomous vehicles and robotics, behind-the-meter computing technologies, hardware wallets, unique neural network applications, and other technologies for multiple Fortune 100 technology companies.