Alok Parikh is an associate with SpencePC and concentrates his practice on all aspects of intellectual property, including litigation, prosecution, licensing, valuation, and brokerage. He is also a registered patent attorney with the USPTO.
Throughout his career, Mr. Parikh has worked with a wide array of complex hardware and software technologies, including wireless and cellular communications, semiconductor devices, vehicle telematics, home automation, medical devices, and database calculations.
Mr. Parikh earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Electrical Engineering. While at Wisconsin, he worked with the UW-Madison IceCube Neutrino Observatory project, assisting engineers in the design and assembly of a cluster network that was installed at the IceCube Observatory in Antarctica.
Mr. Parikh earned his law degree from DePaul University College of Law, where he also earned a Certificate in Intellectual Property: Patent Law. While in law school, he received a CALI “Excellence for the Future Award” for his coursework in Advanced Patent Law and also worked at the Cyber Privacy Project, researching the dynamic intersection of privacy and technology. Before attending law school, Mr. Parikh gained valuable experience working as a consultant for Accenture LLP in its Network and Wireless Technology practice group.
Prior to joining SpencePC, Mr. Parikh worked at an intellectual property and management consulting firm where he served as strategic legal and business counsel for numerous high-tech industries. He also supported the firm’s patent licensing and brokerage business, analyzing, and valuating patent portfolios of multi-national corporations, including providing due diligence for manufacturers of wireless semiconductor chipsets and telecommunications equipment.
- 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 District Court, Western District of Texas
- US Patent & Trademark Office