- Computer and Systems Engineering
- Computer Science & Software
- Electrical Engineering & Electronics
- Internet & E-Commerce
- Semiconductor Devices & Processing Methods
- Recipient of the Academic Scholarship, Pace University Law School
- “Employee of the Year” Award 2000, SmartServ Inc.
- Recipient of the University Academic Scholarship, University of New Haven
- Dean’s List, University of New Haven & Polytechnic Institute
- New York State Bar, 2011
- USPTO, 2009
Pace University School of Law, J.D., 2010
Polytechnic Institute of New York University, M.S. in Information Systems Engineering, 2005
University of New Haven, B.S. in Computer Science, 1997
Alexander’s focus is in preparation and prosecution of patent applications relating to a wide range of technologies, with particular concentration on wireless communications networks, devices, technologies, and standards (e.g., 3GPP/LTE/LTE-Advanced, Wi-Fi/802.11, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth/802.15, HotSpot, NFC), cloud computing infrastructure, graphics processing software, graphics encoding standards (e.g., H.264/AVC and H.265/HEV), image analysis and recognition, semiconductor device architecture and fabrication, integrated circuits, computer and computing system architecture, network design and architecture, cross-platform integration architecture, business analytics software and methods, and data encryption.
Prior to private practice, Alex was a patent engineer for IBM, where he wrote original U.S. utility patent applications and responded to USPTO Office Actions. He also has experience as a patent agent for a Connecticut intellectual property boutique. Prior to attending law school, Alex worked as a senior software engineer and quality assurance engineer for several firms and innovative startups in the software development and telecommunications industries in New York and Connecticut. Alex is a Sun certified Java programmer.
Associate, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2018-present
Associate/Senior Counsel, Locke Lord LLP, 2013-2018
Team Lead/IP Attorney, IBM, 2010-2013
Patent Agent, Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP, 2008-2010
Quality Assurance Engineer, Timelink International, Inc., 2004-2008
Software Engineer, Smartserv Inc., 1997-2004
- December 3, 2018
Cantor Colburn LLP announces the addition of five attorneys to its patent practice, the 4th largest in the country. Susan M. Zerull, Samuel R. Charara, Christopher J. Cillié, Ishir Mehta and Alexander Viderman will assist clients across a wide range of sophisticated technologies, as reflected by their diverse backgrounds in biology, chemical engineering, computer science, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering.
Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO)
New York State Bar Association Intellectual Property Law Section
Pace University Law School Intellectual Property Student Organization