Alex Wolcott focuses his practice on patent prosecution for domestic and international applicants in a variety of fields, especially the software and computer areas.

    Prior to joining the firm, Alex was a patent examiner at the US Patent and Trademark Office for more than three years. As an examiner, he primarily reviewed patent applications relating to e-commerce, payment systems, mobile devices and computer networks. In addition, Alex gained significant experience in subject matter eligibility issues under section 101.

    While in law school, Alex served as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Law & Education, and worked as a summer extern at the USPTO. He also received the CALI Award for receiving the highest grade in his Advanced Legal Profession class.

    Before attending law school, Alex worked as a senior consultant with a software company in Atlanta, Georgia, where he designed and implemented custom supply chain software solutions.

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    Education

    • University of South Carolina, J.D., 2013
    • Georgia Institute of Technology, B.S., 2006

    Admissions

    • Virginia, 2017
    • South Carolina, 2014
    • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

    Courts

    • U.S. Ct. of App., Federal Circuit
    • U.S. Dist. Ct., Dist. of South Carolina
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