Alex Grabowski is an intellectual property litigation associate in the Chicago office of Latham & Watkins.

Mr. Grabowski represents clients primarily in patent litigation across numerous industries, including patents covering chemical, electromechanical, and medical device technologies. Mr. Grabowski has litigated a variety of patent matters, including those related to pharmaceuticals and process chemistry.

Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Grabowski was an IP associate at another global law firm, where he advised clients on industrial machinery, petrochemical, and consumer product patent litigation and prosecution, as well as copyright litigation.

As part of his pro bono practice, Mr. Grabowski successfully represented a client in an asylum proceeding in immigration court.

While in law school, Mr. Grabowski was the online content editor for The Chicago Journal of International Law. He earned his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering and was a member of the chemical engineering honor society, Omega Chi Epsilon.

Mr. Grabowski’s prior experience includes representing:

  • A brand-side pharmaceutical company in Hatch-Waxman litigation related to patents on its epinephrine product (secured a verdict of infringement after bench trial)
  • A pharmaceutical company seeking to enjoin the state of Nevada from using its products in lethal injection (secured preliminary injunction and settlement)
  • A process chemistry company accused of patent infringement by a competitor (secured sanctions and a settlement)*
  • A pharmaceutical company accused of patent infringement (secured a judgment of non-infringement)*

* Matter handled prior to joining Latham

Thought Leadership

"The Definition of Investment under the ICSID Convention: A Defense of Salini, "Chicago Journal of International Law: Vol. 15: No. 1, Article 13 (2014)

Bar Qualification

  • Illinois
  • US Patent and Trademark Office


  • JD, University of Chicago Law School, 2015
  • BS in Chemical Engineering, Northwestern University, 2012
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