Alexander Chinoy focuses his practice on the resolution of international intellectual property disputes, with an emphasis on Section 337 unfair import investigations before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), as well as U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) enforcement of intellectual property rights. Mr. Chinoy has been involved with more than 30 Section 337 investigations, including numerous trials on violation, enforcement hearings, and temporary relief proceedings. His experience spans every phase of 337 litigation, from pre-complaint counseling through appeal of final ITC determinations to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC), as well as CBP enforcement of ITC exclusion orders. He is the immediate past President of the ITC Trial Lawyers Association, the leading bar association for Section 337 practitioners.
Mr. Chinoy’s broader litigation experience includes district court intellectual property cases, and a range of trade disputes before the U.S. Court of International Trade. He has successfully argued appeals before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and the CAFC. Mr. Chinoy has also counseled foreign governments and multinational companies on the use of trade policy tools to resolve international IPR issues and other business disputes, as well as regarding IPR border measures and enforcement remedies outside the United States.