Alden holds a degree in computer engineering, and specializes in litigating complex technology matters. His experience includes technology-related contract disputes, acquisition due diligence, and patent litigation. His casework involves a wide-array of technologies, including wireless communication technologies, networking, mobile computing, and integrated circuits. He has represented plaintiffs and defendants in patent and other technology cases across the country.
Before entering private practice, Alden worked for the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Technology Transfer Office where he investigated the patentability and marketability of various technologies developed by CDC personnel. He participated in an interdisciplinary program to commercialize emerging technologies administered jointly by Emory University and the Georgia Institute of Technology. And he previously worked as an IT systems analyst in Beijing, China.
- Emory University School of Law, J.D.
- University of California, Davis, B.S.
- U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
Vir2us, Inc. v. Invincea, Inc. et al. Secured favorable settlement on behalf of patent holder in litigation involving secure storage technology.
Nonend Inventions v. Spotify. Represented Spotify, a popular music streaming service, in defense of patent infringement claims brought by Nonend Inventions. Settled.
Harris Corporation v. Netgear. Represented Harris in patent infringement case involving wireless router technology. Resolved in a favorable settlement for Harris.
Harris Corporation v. Ruckus Wireless. Represented Harris in a patent infringement action relating to beam forming and wireless router technology. Resolved in a favorable settlement agreement for Harris after we successfully excluded Ruckus’ experts shortly before trial.
Pegasus v DirecTV et al. Represented Pegasus in patent case related to distribution of digital content. Case resolved very favorably to Pegasus shortly before trial.