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A “Tech maestro with a solid grip on the legal aspects of patent prosecution and extremely technically savvy” (IAM Patent 1000, 2020), Alexander “builds futureproofed patent strategies in cutting-edge areas such as AI, virtual and augmented reality, and cloud services” (IAM Patent 1000, 2021). He leads the firm’s AI practice and publishes a monthly newsletter on patenting.

Alexander specialises in "implementing truly transformative patent strategies across a range of fields, from artificial intelligence to cloud services" (IAM 1000, 2019) and has been called a “star choice” and “whip-smart” (IAM 1000, 2018). Clients have described him as an "exceptional attorney who we trust to handle our IP matters" (Chambers and Partners, 2014) and he am appreciated for his "in-depth understanding of clients' portfolios and true technical expertise" (IAM Patent 1000, 2016) and "excellent business-oriented advice that is tailored to the size and strategy of the business" (MIP IP Stars, 2017). Fluent in German and French, it has been said that Alexander is "the perfect partner for clients seeking pan-European protection" (IAM Patent 1000, 2017).
 
Alexander is listed as one of the world's leading IP Strategists in Intellectual Asset Management's IAM Strategy 300. He has co-edited a book on IP Strategy for the boardroom, based on his years of experience advising his clients not only on the immediate legal issues at hand but also how to make strategic choices in the wider business context. 
 
With his academic background, Alexander has particular expertise in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML), having worked at the Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit, a centre of excellence for computational and theoretical neuroscience and statistical machine learning. With interdisciplinary research work not only in neuroscience but also in protein crystallography and molecular modelling, Alexander is also the ideal partner for bioinformatics work. Recently, Alexander has worked on the application of novel machine learning techniques to big data problems in health care.

Alexander counsels his clients "on the full range of contentious and non-contentious patent issues" (Chambers And Partners, 2013). His clients range from ambitious individuals, start-ups and SMEs to multi-national corporates and his technical expertise includes, in addition to AI, electromagnetics, drive systems, medical instrumentation, medical physics and bio-engineering; computer operating systems and object-oriented programming; delivery of multimedia entertainment services; video coding; conditional access systems; big data.

Alexander was listed as a 'IAM Global Leader ' in IAM 2022

Alexander was listed as a 'Leading individual' in Juve 2022.

Alexander was 'recommended' in the Juve 2022 edition for Medical technology/Electronics. 

IAM Strategy 300: The World’s Leading IP Strategists has recognised Alexander Korenberg in the 2021 rankings.

'Recommended' in IAM Patent 1000 2021 edition.

Alexander Korenberg, a tech maestro who has “a solid grip on the legal aspects of patent prosecution and is extremely technically savvy”. IAM Patent 1000 2020

Alexander Korenberg specialises in implementing truly transformative patent strategies across a range of fields, from artificial intelligence to cloud services. - IAM Patent 2019

Listed in IAM Strategy 300 as one of the world’s  leading IP strategist.

​IAM Patent 1000, 2018: “a star choice”, “whip-smart”

IAM Patent 1000, 2017: ‘The perfect partner for clients seeking pan-European protection’.

MIP IP Stars, 2017 says Alexander provides ‘excellent business-oriented advice that is tailored to the size and strategy of the business’.  

​IAM Patent 1000, 2016: ‘in-depth understanding of clients’ portfolios and true technical expertise’.

Chambers and Partners, 2014: 'exceptional attorney who we trust to handle our IP matters'

Chambers and Partners, 2013: recognises as a top-ranked attorney who counsels clients 'on the full range of contentious and non-contentious patent issues' and is 'particularly well versed in electromagnetics, drive systems, medical instrumentation and wireless communication'.

MIP Handbook, 2012: 'very competent and easy to deal with'.

 

Qualifications

European Patent Attorney
Chartered UK Patent Attorney
IP Litigator - Patent
PhD (Computational Neuroscience) - University College London (2002)
Msci (Physics) - Imperial College London (1998)

Memberships

​Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA)
The Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (EPI)
European Patent Litigators Association (EPLIT)
European Business Angel Network (EBAN) - Member of the Law Committee 

AI is technology (or so you would think) (2022)

Neural networks are obvious … (2022)

AI case law catch-up: (T0872/19) (2022)

Destined for the digital scrap heap? (2022)

AI patentability & case law review 2021 (2021)

AI inventors in 2021 (2021)

Analog neural network chips and real brains​  (2021)

AI inventions, yet again – the UKIPO’s consultation on AI created copyright works and inventions devised by AI. (2021)

EPO case law – when the context of a technical application is not enough (2021)
 
'Patenting AI-devised inventions: a look at the approach being taken in the UK and globally', LexisPS (2021)

'AI claim-drafting strategies', Kilburn & Strode (2021)

'Specifically ignoring efficiencies in AI?' Kilburn & Strode (2021)

'Me, myself & AI – an interview with Professor Ryan Abbott', Kilburn & Strode (2021)

'The new edition of the EPO's Guidelines for Examination comes into effect today', Kilburn & Strode (2018)

'EPO Draft Guidelines on patenting AI published – level playing field?', Kilburn & Strode (2018)

'AI Meets IP: The patent challenge', Kilburn & Strode (2018)

‘A Practical Guide to IP Management’, Intellectual Property Strategy, Globe Law and Business (2017)

'ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law', International IP Legal Updates, Volume 2, Issue 1 (2016)

'C.I.P.A. Patents Training Manual', Contributing Editor 

‘The unitary patent and the Unified Patent Court - an update’, Intellectual Property Magazine (2015)

‘Is the UPC all hot air?’, Intellectual Property Magazine (2014)

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