Alexander A. Jurisch


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  • Biography

    Alex Jurisch is an Associate attorney in the Seattle office of GRSM, and as a member of the Insurance Practice Group he defends insurers in high-value insurance coverage cases. He has experience litigating coverage issues, as well as extra-contractual claims, such as bad faith claims, Consumer Protection Act claims, and alleged violations of Washington's Insurance Fair Conduct Act in both state and federal courts. His litigation practice has also involved class actions, complex e-discovery, and multi-district litigation. Additionally, he also advises insurance carriers regarding a variety of complex insurance coverage issues.

    Prior to joining GRSM, Alexander worked in a boutique insurance defense firm in Seattle. Before to law school he worked as a research scientist in a biotech firm in southern California specializing in cell culture optimization, vaccine production, and stem cell research.


    • Washington
    • US Patent & Trademark Office 
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western District of Washington


    • Washington State Bar Association
    • Seattle IP Inn of Court
    • Washington State Patent Law Association
  • Practice Areas
  • Publications & Presentations


    • Rapid Development of a High-Producing CHO Transient Protein Production Method, Cell Culture Engineering XIV, Québec City. Quebec, Canada (May 2014)


    • A Prescription for Biopharmaceutical Patents: A Cure for Inter Partes Review Ailments, 41 Seattle University Law Review 1211 (2018)
    • High Yield Transient Protein Production In CHO Cells, BioProcess International (2015)
    • Development of Chemically-Defined MDCK and VERO Culture Media for Cell-Based Vaccine Development and Manufacturing, Vaccine Technology V (2014)
    • Rapid Chemically-Defined Feed Media Development to Improve Simulated Cell Culture Processes, BioProcess International (2011)
  • Education


    J.D., Seattle University School of Law, magna cum laude, 2017

    • Editor - Seattle University Law Review
    • President - IP Law Society
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Awards in Patent Law, Evidence, and UCC Sales

    B.S., Biological Science, Biola University, 2009