Alexander Lodge, Ph.D., is an associate with Foley & Lardner LLP, where he is a member of the firm’s Chemical, Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Practice.
Dr. Lodge focuses his practice on patent procurement, both U.S. and foreign prosecution, assessing risk mitigation through freedom-to-operate and invalidity opinions and IP patent portfolio management. Dr. Lodge’s practice experience extends to chemical patent technology areas that include small molecule chemistry, pharmaceuticals, batteries, catalysts, polymers, electrochemistry, biofuels, organic and enzymatic synthetic methods, adhesives, paints and coatings, nanotechnology, composites and medical devices.
In 2015, Dr. Lodge was a summer associate with Foley in the firm’s Madison office. He also worked as a research assistant with the University of Iowa College of Law, where he conducted research on cases and current issues in patent law, and generated a database of Federal Circuit Court of Appeals on slip opinions mapping trends in patent decisions for academic writing.
Admissions and Professional Memberships
Dr. Lodge is actively involved as a mentor with Big Brothers Big Sisters, the Kappa Alpha Psi Guide Right Program, and leads pro bono efforts related to conviction expungement and arrest record correction in the Greater Madison, Wisconsin area.