Dr. Alex Andrus is now a Senior Patent Counsel at Viksnins Harris Padys Malen.

Alex earned a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from the University of California at Los Angeles and a Ph.D. in synthetic organic chemistry from the University of California at Santa Cruz. After working as a research chemist and manager at Merck & Co., Beckman Instruments, and Applied Biosystems, Alex completed law school at the University of San Francisco. Alex has worked as a patent attorney since 2002. Alex is a member of the California bar and is registered to practice before the USPTO.

Viksnins Harris Padys Malen is excited about the patent prosecution experience and international portfolio management skills that Alex brings to the firm. His experience and expertise will be highly beneficial for our clients.