Alex Yu’s practice primarily focuses on U.S. and foreign patent prosecution and strategic counseling. Alex has extensive experience in ex parte appeals, freedom-to-operate studies, opinions, and due diligence investigations. His clients include large, mid-sized, and emerging companies, as well as academic and research institutions and individual inventors.

Alex works on matters in a broad range of technologies, including robotics (e.g., autonomous robotics, teleoperated robotics, consumer robotics, medical robotics, robotic sensors, mapping and navigation, human-robot interaction, end effectors), consumer electronics, 2D and 3D printing, medical devices (e.g., drug delivery devices, dialysis systems, surgical tools), biometrics, diagnostic tools, manufacturing, user interfaces and human-computer interaction, Internet-of-Things, drones, and motors.

Before joining the firm, Alex conducted graduate research at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University on wearable robotics, sensors controls, and mechanics of materials. He also served as a research and development engineer for a large medical device company.