Munck Wilson Mandala


Alex B. Uber

Principal Attorney
Intellectual Property/Litigation
Houston
(713) 722-2718

Alexander (Alex) Uber is a principal attorney practicing in the firm’s intellectual property and litigation groups. He focuses his practice on IP portfolio management, patent prosecution, trademark and trade secret matters, and commercial litigation.

A member of the firm’s powerhouse patent team, Alex is a registered patent attorney. After earning his J.D. with a concentration in IP, Alex established a solo practice, building a strong base in IP litigation before accepting a position as assistant attorney at a specialized patent group in Austin, Texas.

In the spring of 2020, Alex returned to Baylor, his law school alma mater, to teach law. He continues to serve as an adjunct professor at Baylor Law School, assisting with Baylor University’s intellectual property law clinic.

In addition to his IP practice, Alex also represents clients in commercial litigation, due diligence and portfolio matters, and M&A/corporate matters.  He works across numerous industries including energy, telecommunications, medical devices, software, and consumer goods.

Alex earned his J.D. from Baylor Law School. While in law school, he was a member of the Phi Alpha Delta legal fraternity and participated in the Veterans Law Clinics, working alongside licensed attorneys to provide legal assistance to veterans in need. Alex earned his Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Rice University. During his time at Rice, Alex worked as an IT Help Desk Technician.

Alex is licensed to practice in the Eastern District Court of Texas, the U.S. Court of Federal Appeals, and he is admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Representative Matters

  • Represented clients across numerous industries including energy, telecommunications, medical apparatuses, software, and consumer goods. Worked with clients in defending, enforcing, and applying for patent rights both domestically and abroad.
  • Helped develop clients’ intellectual property portfolios, strategize approaches to growth, and maintain existing portfolios.
  • Assisted in complex intellectual property and commercial litigation at the district court and appellate level.
  • Performed due diligence with respect to patent portfolios in coordination with mergers & acquisitions attorneys.
  • Drafted nondisclosure agreements for inventors to facilitate business partnerships with potential manufacturers, investors, and distributors.
  • Helped the City of Waco research and draft documents related to protection and registration of intellectual property.
  • Performed document review and assisted in drafting specification for patent applications.
  • Counseled clients in need of legal services including: basic will drafting, creation of governing documents for a new business, and creation of powers of attorney.
  • Assisted Baylor faculty and attorney in researching and drafting documents related to protection and registration of the City of Waco’s intellectual property.

Education

Baylor University, 2013
School of Law J.D.
Rice University, 2010
B.A., Psychology

Associations & Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas, 2014
  • S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Court

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2014
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office

“IP Myths, Traps, and Disaster Avoidance Tips for the Non-IP Lawyer,” Brazoria County Bar Association. (November 8, 2019)

 

Focus Areas

Patent Litigation

Commercial Litigation

Patents & Innovations