Alex Okulier

Alex Okulier

aokuliar@orrick.com

Alex advises and represents clients in government mergers and conduct investigations and defends against private antitrust litigation. Before joining the firm in 2015, Alex was an antitrust advisor to US FTC Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen and a trial attorney in the US DOJ Antitrust Division’s Networks and Technology Enforcement Section. He was heavily involved in shaping and implementing federal policies for IP issues, including SEPs, PAEs, patent pools, and pharmaceutical patent litigation ‘reverse payment’ settlements. He recently contributed a chapter to the widely read Intellectual Property and Antitrust Handbook (second edition 2015) and is currently co-editing an update to the Handbook on the Antitrust Aspects of Standard Setting (forthcoming 2017). Alex is co-chair of the Intellectual Property Committee of the American Bar Association’s Section of Antitrust Law.