Alec M. Royka is an associate in the firm’s Patent Litigation and Post Grant Patent Proceedings groups, focusing on litigating mechanical, electrical, software, and consumer product patents in federal courts, before the International Trade Commission (ITC), and before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). With an educational and professional background in civil engineering, Mr. Royka is able to litigate in a diverse array of technologies.
In addition to litigating cases, Mr. Royka also handles patent preparation and prosecution for domestic and international clients in a wide range of technical areas, including consumer products, electronics, software and heavy industries.
While in law school, Mr. Royka served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Kathleen M. O’Malley of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. His responsibilities included reviewing numerous patent appeals from district courts, the ITC and USPTO. Mr. Royka also served as an associate editor for the George Mason Law Review and co-chaired a committee on Moot Court Board. Mr. Royka also worked at Oblon as a summer associate before joining the firm full time. Prior to attending law school Mr. Royka worked as an engineer for Aegis Project Controls.