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D. Alexander Ewing

Alex Ewing assists the firm in patent litigation matters.

Representative Matters
  • Currently working on patent infringement litigations related to liquid crystal displays, graphics processing technology, and software for the healthcare industry.
  • Alex was part of a team that secured a favorable settlement on behalf of a leading provider of personal electronic devices in global patent infringement litigation where the plaintiff sought in excess of $1 billion in damages. 
  • Worked on a trial team that successfully defended the validity of a chemical supplier’s foundational patents in a declaratory judgment action.
  • Lead associate on a team that successfully defended a green energy venture capital firm against claims in excess of $150 million for tortious interference with a patent license agreement. 
Previous Experience

Prior to joining Wolf Greenfield, Alex was a Senior Associate at WilmerHale in the IP litigation department, where he worked on matters in industries that included wireless communications, alternative energy, semi-conductor manufacturing, and hi-tech testing equipment.

Following graduation from law school, he clerked on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit for the Honorable Robert H. Henry and then in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts for the Honorable William G. Young.

While in law school, Alex worked as a teaching and research assistant for Professor Charles J. Ogletree, Jr.

Honors and Awards

While clerking for Judge Young, Alex was cited as the “creative analyst behind” a copyright opinion recognized by the Green Bag Almanac as a notable opinion for 2008.  Alex was also awarded the Thomas Temple Hoopes Prize for outstanding senior thesis at Harvard College and Best Brief for Harvard Law School’s First-Year Ames Moot Court competition.    

Alex has also been repeatedly named to the list of Massachusetts Rising Stars by Super Lawyers in the field of intellectual property law.

Also Noteworthy

Originally from Oklahoma, Alex is an avid hunter and fly fisherman and a die-hard Oklahoma Sooners fan. 

Alex served as Editor-in-Chief of the BlackLetter Law Journal at Harvard Law School.

Following his clerkship with Judge Young, Alex served as Deputy Policy Director in Pennsylvania for Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign.  


Harvard University, A.B., magna cum laude

Harvard Law School, J.D.

Admitted To Practice


The U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit


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