• J.D., Belmont University College of Law
  • B.E., Electrical Engineering, Vanderbilt University, cum laude
  • Tennessee
  • Registered Patent Attorney (USPTO)

Alex Huffstutter’s practice centers on electrically based patent prosecution, mechanically based patent prosecution, and software IP matters. Licensed to practice in Tennessee and before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Alex received his B.E. in Electrical Engineering from Vanderbilt University in 2013 before earning his Juris Doctor from Belmont University – College of Law in 2017. Alex’s areas of expertise include recent technical innovations in electrical engineering, graphene synthesis, and hydroponic inventions for the burgeoning cannabis industry. Alex also specializes in the prosecution of design patents for clients operating in many different industries.



  • 10,377,569    Perforated decking
  • 10,362,644   Flyback converter with load condition control circuit
  • D851,212       Dual nozzle sprayer
  • 10,320,181     Failure detection and alerting circuit for a common mode surge protection device in an LED driver
  • 10,259,377    Vehicle light bar with straight and curved frame portions
  • 10,243,473    Gate drive IC with adaptive operating mode
  • 10,226,092    Utility clip
  • D840,120      Medium craft anchor winch
  • D840,119       Small craft anchor winch
  • 10,186,812     Ferrite wafer and connector assembly for EMI noise suppression on a printed circuit board
  • 10,186,809    Printed circuit board connector with integrated EMI noise suppression
  • D813,176       Circuit breaker
  • D812,717       Dual nozzle sprayer
  • D812,711        Fishing lure
Professional Memberships
  • American Bar Association
  • Nashville Bar Association
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Tennessee Hemp Industries Association
Professional Recognition
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Intellectual Property Law and Patent Law, 2021, 2022
Outside the Office
  • When not with his kids, Alex spends his free time fitness coaching, restoring houses, and on his north Nashville hemp farm.
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