Alexander Ried focuses his practice on intellectual property and business litigation, including trademark litigation in federal courts and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, and patent litigation. He also represents clients in trademark prosecution and enforcement proceedings before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. In addition to his intellectual property and business litigation work, Alex counsels clients on their advertising and marketing campaigns. He also reviews consumer products and their accompanying packaging to ensure compliance with FDA and other federal, state, and local regulations.
Alex received a BA from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst earning Departmental Honors from the Commonwealth Honors College. Alex received his JD from Roger Williams University School of Law. In law school, he served as an assistant editor on the Roger Williams University Law Review, a member of the Moot Court Board, a research assistant to Professor Irina Gott, and was recognized as a Dean’s Scholar. He also served as a judicial intern for the Honorable William P. Robinson, III of the Rhode Island Supreme Court.