Alex Shtraym

Alex Shtraym helps businesses create strategic advantages by protecting valuable intellectual property. He has worked with executives and product design teams to obtain patents, to maintain patent portfolios, to protect trademarks and to avoid or minimize exposure to the intellectual property rights of others. Alex has represented clients in various phases of both prosecution and litigation.

Alex's services include identification and forensic analysis of intellectual property, preparing and prosecuting patent applications, trademark registration applications and copyright registration applications, preparing and negotiating a range of agreements, including licenses, assignment agreements and litigation. He works closely with in-house counsel, business leaders and inventors to evaluate new innovations and implement domestic and foreign patent strategies. Alex routinely conducts examiner interviews and responds to Office Actions with amendments and arguments to advance prosecution through issuance.

Alex has worked with clients locally, nationally and internationally in many different industries and technologies including:

  • Wireless telecommunications
  • Consumer electronics
  • Medical devices
  • Software and artificial intelligence
  • Mechanical technologies

Also, he has advised clients on trademark protection for a variety of products and services including restaurants, food and pharmaceutical products, and e-commerce and software-related services.


  • Speaker, Mayor Eric Johnson's Franchise Initiative - Scalable Marketing & Branding Strategies Session, February 15, 2024
  • Panelist, "Ask Me Anything," Dallas Startup Week event at Impact Ventures, July 11, 2023

Professional Affiliations

  • The Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago
  • The State Bar of Texas


  • Illinois Super Lawyers, "Rising Star," Intellectual Property Litigation, 2024
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  • Dallas

    2101 Cedar Springs Road
    Suite 1400
    Dallas, TX 75201


Anglea Williams

Court Memberships

  • Illinois
  • Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas


University of Illinois Chicago School of Law (Formerly John Marshall Law School), J.D., Intellectual Property Law, 2015

  • Intellectual Property Certificate
  • Dean's Scholarship
  • CALI Award in Business Franchising

University of Illinois Chicago, Bachelor of Applied Science (BASc), Industrial Engineering, 2011


English, Russian