Alexander Debski is a Partner in the Chicago office, having joined Global IP in 2011.
Mr. Debski focuses his practice on all aspects of patent monetization and enforcement (including licensing, litigation, and sales), strategic counseling, and valuation services. His clients range in size from individual inventors and small start-ups, to large corporations.
Mr. Debski has monetized patent assets covering technologies related to big data analytics; database structures; navigation including GPS, motion sensing through inertial sensors, positioning, and telematics; mobile and online advertising; mobile devices; lasers; computer processors; social networking; search algorithms; and other Internet technologies, among others. Mr. Debski's smartphone and tablet technology experience also includes mobile text entry through swipe texting, predictive text, character recognition, text-to-speech, and speech-to-text, as well as image and video tonemapping. Mr. Debski also has experience with standard essential patents (SEPs) relevant to wireless standards such as LTE, 4G, and 3G.
Mr. Debski's efforts have resulted in patent divestitures and license transactions with large and small companies. As one example, Mr. Debski spearheaded the licensing effort for NeoMedia Technologies, Inc., securing over 100 agreements with respect to its intellectual property.
Mr. Debski represents clients in all phases of patent infringement litigation at the district court level, at the International Trade Commission, and in IPR proceedings at the PTAB, and provides due diligence and patent valuation counseling, including financial modeling and market analysis, as well as infringement, validity and damages opinions.
Before entering law school, Mr. Debski worked in the IT consulting industry for Accenture as part of a test team for software implementation. He also gained significant experience in the telecommunications industry as part of a product development team in Motorola's mobile devices division.
Mr. Debski received a J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law, where he was also a part of the negotiations team and received an advocacy certificate. He holds a B.S. in General Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Mr. Debski is licensed to practice law within the State of Illinois and is admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.