Jenner & Block

Alexander J. Hadjis is a trial lawyer and partner in the Patent Litigation and Counseling Practice.  Clients faced with high-stakes patent disputes before the federal district courts or the Internal Trade Commission rely on Mr. Hadjis’s experience, responsiveness, and winning track record.

Mr. Hadjis focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation, cases involving technology standards, and cases involving the interface between intellectual property and antitrust law.  He has handled patent, cases in many cutting-edge industries, including semiconductors, telecommunications, medical devices, and software. 

Mr. Hadjis served as lead counsel in many noteworthy cases.  He has successfully tried and litigated cases for companies such as Cypress Semiconductor, Freescale, Genesis Microchip, Huawei, Intel, Roku, Spansion, and Thomson Consumer Electronics.  His representative lead counsel trial victories include:

  • Defense win for Roku for which he is responsible for a complete non-infringement verdict in a trial in the Waco Division of the Western District of Texas
  • Defense win against Philips, where he successfully employed an antitrust-based patent misuse defense that pertained to patents from a patent pooling arrangement that reportedly garnered over $1 billion in revenues
  • Plaintiff win for Genesis Microchip for which he was responsible for obtaining an injunction against the entire LCD controller product line of MStar Semiconductor

Mr. Hadjis is consistently recognized as a leading intellectual property litigator by notable independent commentators, including Chambers USA, Chambers Global, Legal 500, IAM Patent 1000, Super Lawyers, and The Washington Post. They have noted that he is a “standout name . . . winning praise for his litigation prowess before district and federal courts as well as the ITC,” an “outstanding attorney who knows how to make an impact,” a “sharp and experienced lawyer,” and “one of those leaders who people gladly follow.”

Mr. Hadjis regularly speaks about intellectual property issues at conferences and other events around the globe.