Alex is a Senior Vice President and Legal Counsel for Qualcomm Incorporated. He joined Qualcomm in January 2001; since that time, he has managed intellectual property and commercial litigation matters for the company and is currently the head of its litigation group. Prior to joining Qualcomm, he was an associate and then a partner with the law firm of Gray, Cary, Ware & Friedenrich, now DLA Piper, where he was a litigator and trial lawyer for fourteen years, specializing in intellectual property litigation for various technology companies. He received his B.A. from Georgetown University in 1979, studied for one year at the Hebrew University in Israel, earned a Master’s degree in literature from Georgetown in 1985, and then obtained his law degree from Georgetown in 1987. Alex is a member of the Steering Committee for The Sedona Conference Working Group 9 on Patent Damages and Remedies (WG9) and Working Group 10 on Patent Litigation Best Practices (WG10).