Practice Areas



  • Arizona, 2006
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2005


Arizona State University, Bachelor of Science in Computer Systems Engineering, 1996

Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, JD, 2006

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Alex Starkovich


Alex Starkovich is an IP attorney with more than 16 years of experience in patent prosecution and litigation support. He has extensive experience in preparing and prosecuting domestic and foreign patent applications, patent and trademark litigation support, developing intellectual property protection strategies, and preparing software and technology licenses and contracts. The technologies he has worked with include business methods and software (including social media, search engines, augmented/virtual reality and artificial intelligence), electronic devices, semiconductors, manufacturing processes, medical devices, and complex mechanical systems. Before becoming an attorney, Alex was a software engineer specializing in embedded systems at companies including Orbital Sciences Corporation and Intel. 

Experience Highlights

Counsel, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2023-present

Of Counsel, Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, 2018-2023

Attorney, Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, 2016-2018

Associate, Greenberg Traurig, LLP, 2013-2015

Associate, Snell & Wilmer LLP, 2011-2012

Associate, Squire, Sanders & Dempsey, LLP (Now Squire Patton Boggs), 2006-2010

Senior Software Engineer, Orbital Sciences Corporation, 2002-2004

Software Engineer Intel - Wireless Communications Computing Group, 1999-2002

Software Engineer, Hypercom, 1998-1999

Software Engineer, Flow Technology, 1997-1998

Software Engineer, Microtest, 1996-1997


Professional Affiliations

Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO)