Alex Nemtzow focuses his practice on intellectual property matters, with an emphasis on patent litigation, post-grant proceedings, and patent counseling. Mr. Nemtzow has handled matters in a wide range of technology areas, including quantum computing, telecommunications networks, robotics, medical devices, integrated circuits, semiconductor fabrication, data compression and management, Internet of Things, mobile applications, optics, batteries, and consumer products.

Prior to joining WilmerHale, Mr. Nemtzow was a patent examiner for the United States Patent and Trademark Office, where he focused on applications related to electrical and magnetic measuring and testing, including testing of digital and analog circuits and components, evaluation of semiconductor devices, oil exploration, capacitive touch screens, position encoders and automotive sensors. As a physics student, Mr. Nemtzow worked as an undergraduate researcher, where he performed Monte Carlo simulations, data analysis and prototype testing for a dark matter detector located in Assergi, Italy.

While in law school, Mr. Nemtzow was a semifinalist in the William Minor Lile Intramural Moot Court Competition and a member of the Extramural Moot Court Team. He also participated in the Patent and Licensing Clinic through the University of Virginia Licensing & Ventures Group.


  • Named to Boston Magazine’s Top Lawyers list in 2023 in the area of intellectual property rights.

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  • Education

    • JD, University of Virginia School of Law, 2017

      Technical Editor, Virginia Law and Business Review

    • BS, Physics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2012

      summa cum laude

    • BA, Political Science, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2012

      summa cum laude

  • Admissions

    • Massachusetts

    • US Patent and Trademark Office



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