Alok Parikh is a registered patent agent and associate with SpencePC. He has experience in all aspects of intellectual property, including litigation, prosecution, valuation, brokerage, and licensing.
Mr. Parikh earned his law degree from DePaul University College of Law, where he earned a CALI “Excellence for the Future Award” for his coursework in Advanced Patent Law. While in law school, Mr. Parikh worked at the Cyber Privacy Project, where he researched the intersection of privacy and technology. Mr. Parikh also served as DePaul Student Chapter President for the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy.
Before attending law school, Mr. Parikh gained valuable experience working as a consultant for Accenture LLP in their Network and Wireless Technology practice group.
Prior to joining SpencePC, Mr. Parikh worked at a boutique patent prosecution firm where he prosecuted patents covering a wide array of technologies, including mobile applications. Before that, Mr. Parikh worked at an intellectual property and management consulting firm where he served as strategic legal and business counsel for various industries and technologies, including Long Term Evolution (LTE), vehicle telematics, home automation, mobile chipsets, LED lighting, unmanned aerial vehicles, wastewater management, and industrial refrigeration. Mr. Parikh also supported the firm’s patent brokerage business, analyzing and valuating patent portfolios of multi-national corporations, including providing due diligence for one of the world’s largest designers and suppliers of wireless semiconductor chipsets and telecommunications equipment.
Mr. Parikh earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Electrical Engineering. While at Wisconsin, Mr. Parikh worked with the UW-Madison IceCube project, assisting engineers in the design and assembly of a cluster network that was to be installed at the IceCube Observatory in the South Pole.
- Law School – DePaul University College of Law, J.D., 2013
- Undergraduate – University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.S., Electrical Engineering, 2007
- US District Court, Northern District of Illinois
- US Patent & Trademark Office