Alexander P. Montgomery





Alex Montgomery has significant experience prosecuting trademark applications with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and copyright applications with the U.S. Copyright Office (including copyright registrations for software, books, and music). He has guided clients through copyright and trademark licensing transactions, represented clients in proceedings in front of the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, and has advised a variety of clients on selecting strong trademarks and avoiding claims of copyright and trademark infringement. He has successfully enforced and defended clients’ copyrights and trademarks through cease and desist letters and subsequent negotiations (and has defended clients against the same).

Additionally, Alex has experience using DMCA takedown notices and drafting and reviewing a variety of intellectual property-related agreements, including work for hire agreements and non-disclosure agreements. He also has experience working with clients across a variety of industries in the drafting, review, and negotiation of a variety of software licenses, SaaS agreements, contracts for cloud services, and other technology-related agreements and licenses. He enjoys regularly updating his trademark blog, TantalizingTrademarks, where he examines interesting trademark applications recently filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Work Experience

  • Hinckley Allen
    • Associate (2016-Present)
  • Dressman Benzinger LaVelle, PCS
    • Associate (2015-2016)
  • Cornetet, Meyer, Rush & Stapleton Co., LPA
    • Senior Associate (2012-2015)

Honors & Awards

  • Super Lawyers, Massachusetts, Rising Stars (2018)

Charitable & Civic Involvement

  • Cincinnati Intellectual Property Law Association (2012-2016)
    • Director of Outreach Committee (2015-2016)
    • Steering Committee for CincyBrand (2014, 2016)
  • Delta Tau Delta Fraternity Scholarship Committee (2013-2015)
  • Linkinnati, President (2013-2015)

Professional Affiliations

  • Boston Bar Association, Senior Associates' Practical Skills Committee (2018-Present)
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • INTA (2016-Present)
  • Ohio Bar Association

Bar Memberships

  • Massachusetts
  • Ohio
Firm News

38 Hinckley Allen Attorneys Recognized as 2018 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

October 18, 2018

The Super Lawyers has selected 38 Hinckley Allen attorneys as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. Each year,

Firm News

Alexander Montgomery Joins Hinckley Allen’s Intellectual Property and Corporate & Business Practices as an Associate

September 20, 2016

Hinckley Allen is pleased to welcome Alexander Montgomery to the firm’s Boston office as an associate…


Trademark Clearance Searching: Avoid Legal Risks and Realize Cost Savings

February 28, 2019

Trademark clearance searching is valuable because it allows you to get ahead of obstacles and avoid potential…


Protecting Your Brand in the Cannabis Industry: 5 Practical Tips

February 15, 2019

A valuable form of legal protection for many brand owners is a federal trademark registration with the…

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