Alex Morgan

Partner, Solicitor

Alex Morgan

Alex specialises in patent litigation and strategy, including infringement and validity actions in the UK courts, and has advised on a number of major disputes involving cross-border intellectual property issues. His practice covers a range of industries, including telecoms, electronics and pharmaceuticals, and has concerned patents for chemical compositions, electronic and mechanical devices, and various aspects of mobile phone systems, including standard essential patents. Alex also advises on IP licensing and commercial contracts and has covered trade mark, copyright, confidential information and passing off disputes. Alex has acted in proceedings before the English High Court, Court of Appeal, Copyright Tribunal, EUIPO and in ICC arbitration.

Alex has been recognised as a Managing IP “Rising Star” for 2022 and 2023 and has been highlighted in the Legal 500 UK 2024 as a “key lawyer” with the following testimonial: “Alex Morgan is tremendously effective in the detailed analysis and consideration of case management he brings to patent litigation.”

Alex is a qualified Solicitor-Advocate and alongside his LLB, has a BSc in materials science and engineering from MIT.


  • Acting for ThroughPuter, Inc. against Microsoft in a multijurisdictional patent dispute related to cloud computing technology.
  • Acting for IP Bridge in SEP proceedings against Huawei.
  • Acting for PanOptis in SEP proceedings against Apple.
  • Acting for Solas OLED as part of its multi-jurisdictional patent dispute with Samsung involving OLED display technology.
  • Acting for Vestel Elektronik in an action seeking a FRAND declaration against Access Advance LLC.
  • Acting for Conversant in infringement proceedings against Apple.
  • Acting for ClearCorrect in its defence against allegations of infringement brought by Align Technologies.
  • Acting for L’Oréal in an action seeking revocation of a patent for the use of maleic acid in hair treatment against LIQWD.
  • Advising on matters of patent infringement and validity including providing freedom to operate opinions in relation to electronic and mechanical products.
  • Acting in proceedings in the Copyright Tribunal and the Court of Appeal relating to online copyright infringement.
  • Acting in trademark cancellation proceedings before the European Union Intellectual Property Office.
  • Managing global IP enforcement and brand protection programmes (including advising on trademark infringement and passing off) for leading international electronics and fashion brands.

Published articles

  • 9 December 2022
    IP Inclusive, Keeping the Conversation Going Beyond Black History Month (link)
  • October 2022
    EIP Updates, Celebrating Black History month 2022: Charles Drew (link)
  • October 2022
    EIP Updates, Celebrating Black History month 2022: Patricia Bath (link)
  • October 2022
    EIP Updates, Celebrating Black History month 2022: Vivien Thomas (link)
  • July 2020
    Lawyer Monthly, Becoming a Lawyer as a BAME Student: Advice and Tips (link)
  • 2019
    New Electronics, Managing Your IPR (link)
  • 2017
    European Intellectual Property Review, Creative Machines: Ownership of Copyright in Content Created by Artificial Intelligence Applications
  • 2016
    JIPLP, Pfizer's 'Swiss form' patent claims invalid and not infringed (link)
  • 2007
    Journal of Materials, Carbon Nanotube Arrays for Photovoltaic Applications


  • 2016
    Higher Rights of Audience (Civil Proceedings), College of Law, London
  • 2013 — 2014
    Postgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Property, Oxford University
  • 2009 — 2010
    LLB, including Legal Practice Course, College of Law, London
  • 2008 — 2009
    Graduate Diploma in Law, College of Law
  • 2003 — 2007
    BSc Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Career history

  • 2020 — Present
    Managing Associate, EIP
  • 2017 — Present
    Tutor of English Law (Patent Examination Board Foundation Certificate Course)
  • 2018 — 2020
    Senior Associate, EIP
  • 2012 — 2018
    Associate, Baker McKenzie
  • 2010 — 2012
    Trainee Solicitor, Baker McKenzie
  • Summer 2005 & — Summer 2006
    Undergraduate Research Assistant, Georgia Tech. Research Institute
  • 2005
    Undergraduate Research Assistant, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Awards and recognition

  • Legal 500, 2024. 'Alex is tremendously effective in the detailed analysis and consideration of case management.' (link)
  • Ranked as "Rising Star", IP Stars 2023 (link)
  • Ranked as "Rising Star", IP Stars 2022 (link)