Alex has been serving as Of Counsel to Ari Law since 2009. His practice consists of litigation, technology, and intellectual property matters in the United States, Asia, and abroad. Specifically, Alex’s practice is comprised of corporate matters and complex litigation cases, involving state and federal court litigation relating to intellectual property, real estate, unfair competition, bankruptcy, commercial, and corporate transactions.
With respect to intellectual property matters, Mr. Chen has effectively filed and prosecuted more than two hundred patent applications within the United States and abroad, and has had more than 130 of them issued in the United States alone. The subject matters included business method, computer software, electrical engineering-related inventions, pharmaceutical composition, amino acid sequences, bioinformatics, method of treatment, electrical engineering, and mechanical and medical device inventions. Likewise, Mr. Chen has successfully prosecuted and obtained Trademark Registrations in various countries including the United States, Canada, Brazil, Malaysia, Thailand, UAE, Saudi Arabia, China, and Taiwan.
In his younger years, before becoming a litigator, corporate, and patent counsel, Alex founded a number of successful business ventures, one of which was awarded by Entrepreneur magazine as a Top 100 Fastest Growing Small Business in America and went on to become a publicly traded entity listed on the NASDAQ. With vast experience at his disposal, he now concentrates his practice on litigation, commercial law and intellectual property. His expertise includes cases involving complex multi-district litigation, complex intellectual property transactions, and various matters concerning corporate transactions.
A copyright and antitrust case in the Northern District of California. Obtained a preliminary injunction against defendants and eventually a favorable settlement against major Seccion Amarilla USA (Seccion Amarillo, Mexico, TelMex, Carlos Slim) which was represented by Mayer Brown.
Successfully represented two co-defendants (J&J Seafoods, Inc.),in a two-phase trial, against a claim of conversion and punitive damages in a jury trial, which resulted in dismissal of both defendants.
Successfully represented defendant concerning trademark infringement and antitrust matters in a jury trial, which resulted in full dismissal of the defendant and invalidation of the asserted trademarks (Reg. 291700 & Reg. 3337669).
Successfully represented plaintiff in a patent infringement action wherein favorable settlement was reached with the defendants. Patens in suit were Pat. 6,167,296 Method for volumetric image navigation; Pat. 6,529,758 Method and apparatus for volumetric image navigation; 6,850,794 Endoscopic targeting method and system.
Successfully represented defendant in a $500,000 breach of lease agreement action wherein favorable settlement was reached resulting the plaintiff dismissing the suit.
Successfully represented defendants in a sexual harassment action wherein favorable settlement was reached shortly before jury trial.
Successfully represented plaintiff in a patent infringement action wherein favorable settlement was reached with the defendants. Patent in suit was Pat. 7,287,876 Cold cathode fluorescent lamp lighting device.
Successfully represented plaintiff in a copyright indemnification action wherein favorable settlement was reached with the defendant.
Successfully represented defendant in defeating a trademark infringement preliminary injunction in the U.S. Central District Court of California. The trademarks in suit weer Reg. 1,587,878; Reg.2,555,659; Reg. 1,373,862 (2012)
Successfully defeating plaintiff’s request for order of issuance of writ of attachment and obtaining a favorable result in the settlement for a breach of contract lease in the Superior Court of California Santa Clara County.(2012)
Successfully represented defendants in a breach of contract action and obtained a judgment in excess of $200,000 against plaintiff in Superior Court of California Orange County.(2013)
Successfully represented plaintiff in reaching amicable resolution regarding trademark infringement allegation in the U.S. District Court of Maryland. The trademarks in suit were Reg. 3,134,802 and Reg. 3,209,962 (2013)
Successfully defended Eagle Eyes et al. in the Federal Court of the Eastern District of Wisconsin regarding allegations of infringement of five utility patents resulting amicable resolution to the matter. The patents in suit were 5,5653,548 Method and Apparatus For A Ball and Socket Joint; 5,07,133 Automobile Headlamp Adjuster; 6,913,374 Sliding Style Headlamp Adjuster; 6,979,109 Sliding Style Headlamp Adjuster, 7,264,376 Adjuster and Bracket Assembly. (2013)
Successfully represented defendant in reaching amicable resolution regarding trademark infringement allegation in the U.S. Central District Court of California. The trademarks in suit were Reg. 1,587,878; Reg.2,555,659; Reg. 1,373,862 (2013)
Successfully represented plaintiff in construction defect case and obtained recovery for client in San Mateo County Superior Court (2013)
Successfully represented plaintiff in trial in the United States Eastern District of Bankruptcy Court with a verdict against defendant recovering six figure damage award. (2014)