Alexander S. Czanik

Senior Associate
T 513.651.6403
F 513.651.6981
301 East Fourth Street
Great American Tower, Suite 3300
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

Alex is a senior associate in the Intellectual Property Practice Group and assists clients with the preparation and prosecution of U.S., international, and foreign patent applications, including both utility and design patent applications.  Additionally, Alex conducts patentability, freedom-to-operate, and patent infringement investigations.  Alex has experience in a variety of technology areas including medical devices, automobiles, fluid dispensers, wind turbines, aircraft systems, locking devices, flooring applications, and material transfer systems.

During engineering school, Alex was a co-op with The Procter & Gamble Company in their Computer Modeling & Simulation, Plant Engineering, and Intellectual Property R&D Departments.  During law school, Alex was an intern with GE Aviation’s Intellectual Property Legal Department.  Prior to joining Frost Brown Todd, he was a patent attorney at an IP boutique law firm in Cincinnati.

Highlights & Recognitions

  • Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars®, 2018-2019

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Cincinnati Bar Association, Past Young Lawyer Section Liaison for the IP Litigation Committee
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cincinnati Intellectual Property Law Association (CincyIP)

Non-FBT Publications and Events

Presentation, Applying the December 2015 Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Cincinnati Bar Association’s IP Litigation Committee, March 29, 2016.

Case NoteAlex Czanik, InterDigital Communications v. ITC: Wrongly Satisfying the ITC Domestic Industry Requirement, 82 U. Cin. L. Rev. (2014).

Case Note, Alex Czanik, Willful Patent Infringement: Bard v. W.L. Gore’s Thoughtful Shift from Jury to Judge, 82 U. Cin. L. Rev. (2014), (awarded the William Worthington Prize for Best Case Note). (source)

Other Contact Info


Zalissa Nikiema
T 513.651.6936