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Alexander G. Izzo

Associate

Overview

Alex’s clients look to him for help securing and protecting their patents related to electrical and electronic systems, embedded software, and communication systems.

Alex started at Michael Best as a patent engineer in the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group. In this capacity, he drafted patent applications, formulated responses to actions from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), and completed clearance and state of the art searches.

Experience

In recent engagements, Alex has:

  • Filed a half dozen patent applications, either nationally with the USPTO or internationally under the Patent Cooperation Treaty, on behalf of a communications industry client related to communication systems for handheld and other mobile devices
  • Filed and prosecuted patent applications for systems related to a power tool communications and controls. Alex also performed clearance analysis on proposed new designs for the power tool manufacturer.
  • Filed and prosecuted patent applications, both with the USPTO and internationally in China and Chile, related to control systems for mining equipment
  • Performed clearance analysis on designs for the control systems of household appliances
  • Provided patent protection nationally with the USPTO and internationally in Europe, China and Japan and for an electrical industry client. Alex’s work encompassed the filing and prosecution of applications relating to a position measurement system.

Alex graduated first in his class from the Milwaukee School of Engineering with a B.S. in electrical engineering.

Honors & Recognitions

  • State University College of Law King’s Scholar
  • Milwaukee School of Engineering 2012 Class Valedictorian
  • Milwaukee School of Engineering Alumni Association Student Achievement Award
  • Milwaukee School of Engineering Presidential Scholar
  • Bruno Independent Living Aids Scholar

Professional Activities

  • Member, American Bar Association

Education

Admission

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer Coach, New Berlin Eisenhower High School Varsity Summer Basketball, 2009-2015
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