Alan Engle's practice is focused on litigation, particularly involving intellectual property, as well as intellectual property procurement, licensing, and strategy. He is a member of the USPTO patent bar and is a 2002 graduate of UC Berkeley’s Boalt Hall School of Law. At Boalt, Alan was an editor of the Berkeley Technology Law Journal. He also served as a judicial extern for Hon. D. Lowell Jensen of the Northern District of California and as an article editor for New Matter, the intellectual property law journal of the California Bar Association. Prior to establishing Meador & Engle, Alan represented leading technology companies at Weil, Gotshal & Manges and Alston & Bird, large national law firms. Alan handled litigation and related matters involving patent infringement, trade secret misappropriation, trademark infringement, breach of intellectual property license agreements, copyright infringement, and contract disputes. Alan is also experienced with matters involving unfair competition, antitrust, malicious prosecution, free speech rights, and other claims. Alan earned his undergraduate degree, cum laude, at UC San Diego, where he completed a double major in philosophy and cognitive science and a minor in chemistry. He also did graduate work in the history and philosophy of science at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada and at the University of Pittsburgh.