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Alexander Adam, Ph.D

Practice Areas

Technologies

Education

  • Boston University, B.S. in Biomedical Engineering, summa cum laude
  • Boston University, M.S. in Biomedical Engineering
  • Boston University, Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering
  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D.

Professional Associations

  • New England Business Association - New England Innovation Awards 2015 - 2016 Mentor
  • American Bar Association
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Boston Patent Law Association
  • German-American Business Council of Boston - Young Professionals Group Mentor
  • IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society
  • AIPPI-US Member

Alexander Adam, Ph.D

Alexander Adam, Ph.D Attorney

Alexander Adam, Ph.D

Associate
Boston office
617.607.5900

Alexander specializes in drafting and prosecuting patent applications in the fields of medical devices, biotechnology and life sciences, computer systems, electronics, imaging software, control systems, mechanical devices, telecommunications, and clean energy. He also has experience in trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings, patent litigation, due diligence, and providing invalidity and non-infringement opinions. Alex advises clients on U.S. and international patent strategy.

While at the firm, Alex’s work on patent applications includes semiconductor manufacturing technology, laboratory devices for the pharmaceutical industry, 3-D modeling for surgical planning, computer-controlled prosthetic devices, automatic speech recognition technology, needle-free injection devices, fuel cell technology, drug infusion pumps, wearable sensors, augmented reality (AR), microfluidics and medical implants.

From 2013 - 2018, Alex was named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers.

Prior to his legal career, Alex worked at Boston University’s NeuroMuscular Research Center as a research assistant professor and co-supervisor in the Motor Unit Laboratory. His technical expertise is in the area of biosignal detection and analysis, sensor design, biomechanics, and digital signal processing.

Alex’s dissertation, Control of Motor Units During Submaximal Fatiguing Contractions,
explored the neural regulation of human muscle activity through in-vivo recordings and mathematical modeling. He has coauthored over ten scientific articles which have been published in numerous journals including The Journal of Applied Physiology, The Journal of Neurophysiology, and The Journal of Neuroscience Methods.

Alexander is a native German speaker.

Other Publications

  • “Technology Transfer to Combat Climate Change: Opportunities and Obligations Under TRIPS and Kyoto” 9 J. HIGH TECH. L. 1 (2009).

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Massachusetts

Firm News

  • Four Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds Attorneys Name 2017 Rising Stars By Super Lawyers more

Press Releases

  • Alexander Adam, Ph.D. Joins Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds as an Associate more
Biography

Alexander specializes in drafting and prosecuting patent applications in the fields of medical devices, biotechnology and life sciences, computer systems, electronics, imaging software, control systems, mechanical devices, telecommunications, and clean energy. He also has experience in trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings, patent litigation, due diligence, and providing invalidity and non-infringement opinions. Alex advises clients on U.S. and international patent strategy.

While at the firm, Alex’s work on patent applications includes semiconductor manufacturing technology, laboratory devices for the pharmaceutical industry, 3-D modeling for surgical planning, computer-controlled prosthetic devices, automatic speech recognition technology, needle-free injection devices, fuel cell technology, drug infusion pumps, wearable sensors, augmented reality (AR), microfluidics and medical implants.

From 2013 - 2018, Alex was named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers.

Prior to his legal career, Alex worked at Boston University’s NeuroMuscular Research Center as a research assistant professor and co-supervisor in the Motor Unit Laboratory. His technical expertise is in the area of biosignal detection and analysis, sensor design, biomechanics, and digital signal processing.

Alex’s dissertation, Control of Motor Units During Submaximal Fatiguing Contractions,
explored the neural regulation of human muscle activity through in-vivo recordings and mathematical modeling. He has coauthored over ten scientific articles which have been published in numerous journals including The Journal of Applied Physiology, The Journal of Neurophysiology, and The Journal of Neuroscience Methods.

Alexander is a native German speaker.

Other Publications

  • “Technology Transfer to Combat Climate Change: Opportunities and Obligations Under TRIPS and Kyoto” 9 J. HIGH TECH. L. 1 (2009).
Education
  • Boston University, B.S. in Biomedical Engineering, summa cum laude
  • Boston University, M.S. in Biomedical Engineering
  • Boston University, Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering
  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D.
Speaking Engagements
Professional Associations
  • New England Business Association - New England Innovation Awards 2015 - 2016 Mentor
  • American Bar Association
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Boston Patent Law Association
  • German-American Business Council of Boston - Young Professionals Group Mentor
  • IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society
  • AIPPI-US Member
News
  • Four Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds Attorneys Name 2017 Rising Stars By Super Lawyers more
  • Alexander Adam, Ph.D. Joins Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds as an Associate more
Bar Admissions
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Massachusetts

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