Alex Alfano
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Alex Alfano is an associate in the firm’s Patent Litigation and FDA groups. His patent litigation practice covers a broad range of technologies, including pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and wireless communications. His experience includes representing companies before the ITC, in inter partes reviews, and under the Hatch-Waxman Act.

Alex also counsels pharmaceutical, biologic, medical device, digital health, and consumer product companies on FDA regulatory issues, including marketing exclusivity, patent notice letters, section viii carve-outs, advertising, promotion, labeling review, interactions with FDA, and citizens petitions.

Professional Activities

  • Food and Drug Law Institute, New to Food and Drug Law Planning Committee (2020-2021)
  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association, Section of Intellectual Property Law

Experience

  • Represented generic pharmaceutical company in Hatch-Waxman patent infringement action at the District of Delaware involving a boronic acid proteasome inhibitor.
  • Represented generic pharmaceutical company in Hatch-Waxman patent infringement action at the District of Delaware involving a hematopoietic stem cell mobilizer.
  • Represented generic pharmaceutical company in Hatch-Waxman patent infringement action at the District of Delaware involving hydrocodone extended release capsules.
  • Represented generic pharmaceutical company before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board in an inter partes review.
  • Counseled medical device startup seeking guidance on FDA regulatory issues.
  • Counsel to generic pharmaceutical companies seeking guidance on ANDA submissions.
  • Represented biotechnology company in arbitration involving a supply agreement dispute.
  • Represented pro bono client seeking damages for copyright infringement.
  • Represented pro bono client seeking increase in child support payments.

Honors

  • Best LawyersOnes to Watch” (2021, 2022)
  • Super Lawyers (2021)
  • Fordham University School of Law
    • Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award, cum laude

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Education

  • JD – Fordham University School of Law (2015)
  • BS, Biology – Quinnipiac University (2012)

Admissions

  • New York
  • Connecticut
  • US District Court District of Connecticut
  • US Patent and Trademark Office

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