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OVERVIEW & EXPERIENCE

Alex Jones is an attorney within KJK’s Corporate, eCommerce and Intellectual Property practice groups. In his role with the Corporate team, Alex focuses on mergers and acquisitions, assisting companies as they expand and grow their businesses through acquisitions and providing companies with support and guidance in the sale of their businesses. Alex also assists clients in drafting and negotiating commercial contracts.

Additionally, Alex is an integral part of KJK’s eCommerce and Intellectual Property groups, working to employ the firm’s innovative, efficient and cost effective system to protect companies’ brands and intellectual property and thwart unauthorized resellers. He is well-versed in the DMCA subpoena and other tools to combat unauthorized resellers on platforms including Amazon and eBay.

Alex was recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® “Ones to Watch” 2021 and 2022 editions in the Mergers and Acquisitions Law category. Additionally, he was selected to the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association’s Leadership Academy class of 2021-2022, a selective and highly regarded program that provides leadership and professional development for those with a minimum of five years of legal experience.

Alex graduated from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, is a resident of downtown Cleveland and is an avid bicyclist.

Representative Experience
  • Assisted in a public to private merger of a pet toy company
  • Assisted private equity group with the acquisition of public insurance adjustment
  • Assisted in the sale of an oil injection well company
  • Lead attorney in the sale of a bridal shop store
AWARDS & PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
  • The Best Lawyers in America® Ones To Watch, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2021-2023
  • Selected For Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association’s Leadership Academy class of 2021-2022
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award, 2013 Legal Writing, 2014 Evidence

 

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EDUCATION

  • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University, J.D., 2016
  • Ashland University, B.A. Economics and Philosophy, 2012

RECENT KJK INSIGHTS

Overcoming the First Sale Doctrine: The Quality Control Exception

Overcoming the First Sale Doctrine: The Quality Control Exception

Brands that sell goods on eCommerce websites such as Amazon, eBay and Walmart have undoubtedly been confronted with the issue of unauthorized resellers. Unauthorized resellers damage a company’s brand, tarnish the company’s reputation and cut into profit margins....

Ohio Passes Version of The INFORM Consumers Act

Ohio Passes Version of The INFORM Consumers Act

Ohio has taken a step to protect brands that are dealing with unauthorized, counterfeit and gray market sales from online marketplaces. Governor Mike DeWine recently signed the bipartisan Ohio House Bill 272 (H.B. 272) into law. H.B. 272 is Ohio’s version of the...

Amazon Files Lawsuit to Stop Fake-Review Brokers

Amazon Files Lawsuit to Stop Fake-Review Brokers

In a move that could prove beneficial for both brands and consumers alike, Amazon recently filed a lawsuit against two fake-review brokers, AppSally and Rebatest. These companies connect consumers with third-party sellers to leave fake reviews of products on the...

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