Alexis Cohen advises clients on complex intellectual property matters, with a focus on patent litigation, post-grant proceedings, patent prosecution, counseling and due diligence for corporate transactions. Ms. Cohen has worked with clients across a broad range of industries, including medical devices, life sciences, software, telecommunications, technology, materials science, biologics and pharmaceuticals. She has represented clients before US district courts, the Federal Circuit, state courts, arbitration tribunals, and Patent Office post-grant proceedings and ex parte reexaminations.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Cohen served as a law clerk for the Honorable Ursula Ungaro of the US District Court for the Southern District of Florida. She previously worked as a litigation associate at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP in New York City, where she focused on patent litigation. While achieving her undergraduate degree, Ms. Cohen worked at Drexel University’s Implant Research Center where she researched orthopedic implants for various joints.

Professional Activities

Ms. Cohen is a member of the PTAB Bar Association and ChIPs.


  • Represented a pharmaceutical company in a multi-defendant, multi-patent ANDA litigation in the District of Delaware.
  • Represented a medical device company against a multi-patent litigation in the District of Delaware and several concurrent IPRs challenging the asserted patents, resulting in a favorable settlement for the client.
  • Represented Medtronic and its subsidiary, Covidien, against a two-patent lawsuit in the District of Delaware, reaching a favorable settlement for a fraction of the exposed revenue.
  • Counsel for Medtronic Vascular, Inc. in a series of IPRs filed against US Patent No. 8,206,427 where each IPR petition was denied institution.  


  • Named a Washington DC "Rising Star" in the 2019–2022 editions of Super Lawyers

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  • Education

    • JD, The George Washington University Law School, 2012

      with highest honors

      Executive Editor, The George Washington Law Review, Moot Court Board  

    • BS, Biomedical Engineering, Drexel University, 2009

      summa cum laude

  • Admissions

    • District of Columbia

    • New York

  • Clerkships

    • The Hon. Ursula Ungaro, US District Court for the Southern District of Florida, 2014 - 2016