D. Alexander Floum

D. Alexander Floum: Attorney with The Williams Firm
  • Associate at The Williams Firm (4 Attorneys)
  • 1850 Mt. Diablo Boulevard, Suite 340, Walnut Creek, CA 94596-4447
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Mr. Floum has substantial experience in the areas of intellectual property, real estate, business and construction law. In intellectual property litigation, Mr. Floum represents clients in all aspects of civil litigation and dispute resolution involving trademark, copyright, trade secret, trade dress, software, domain name and other intellectual property matters in all courts, government hearings, arbitrations and mediations. In intellectual property transactional matters, Mr. Floum's practice includes trademarks, copyrights, copyright and patent license and assignment agreements and licensing agreements for every industry and every type of property; cross-promotion and co-branding agreements; content agreements; technical support agreements; software development agreements; domain names; website terms of use; privacy policies; clickwrap agreements; website development agreements; website hosting agreements; confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements; trade secret policies; the internet; and intellectual property inventories and counseling. In business litigation matters, Mr. Floum has represented clients in cases involving business contract disputes, unfair business practices, anti-competitive claims, business torts, defamation, collections, breach of contract, loan defaults, corporate and partnership disputes, disputes regarding the purchase and sale of businesses, fraud, and business dissolutions. In business transactional matters, Mr. Floum has formed and maintained limited liability companies, corporations and partnerships; represented clients in international transactions; represented businesses in the formation, financing, acquisition and dissolution of companies; prepared a wide variety of contracts for high-tech and other clients; advised and assisted corporate clients with corporate compliance and governance; and represented various types of clients in the purchase and sale of businesses, including, but not limited to, technology, service, retail and real estate businesses. In real estate matters, Mr. Floum has represented owners and developers of multi-millions dollar parcels of real property; represented purchasers and sellers of commercial and residential real properties in transactions; successfully recovered real properties in disputes regarding the title and ownership of real property; successfully litigated specific performance of contracts, breach of contract, fraud and rescission cases; negotiated and documented many types of transactions involving real property, including the sale of property, loan transactions on behalf of borrowers and lenders, loan modifications, commercial and residential leases, and easement agreements; obtained injunctive relief in a variety of cases; and convinced the court to appoint receivers to manage debtors' businesses. In construction matters, Mr. Floum has represented owners, developers, general contractors, subcontractors and suppliers; negotiated and prepared construction contracts; litigated construction defect cases; litigated mechanic's liens, stop notice, payment and performance bond cases; and litigated various construction contract disputes, including delay and disruption claims. Prior to joining The Williams Firm, Mr. Floum started his practice with the international law firm of McCutchen, Doyle, Brown & Enersen in San Francisco in 1991, where he litigated cases on behalf of Fortune 500 clients. Mr. Floum also served as Executive Director of a non-profit agency, where he helped formulate the organization's legal strategy. Subsequently, Mr. Floum practiced intellectual property for a number of years, and led the IP practice group of several other firms before joining The Williams Firm. Mr. Floum taught trademark law as an adjunct professor for several years at Golden Gate University Law School, and was the founding president of the Intellectual Property Section of the Contra Costa County Bar Association.

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Intellectual Property
  • Business Transactions
  • Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Real Property
  • Construction Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
925-933-9800  Phone
925-933-9810  Fax
University Attended:
University of California at Los Angeles, B.A., 1986
Law School Attended:
Hastings College of the Law, University of California, J.D., 1990
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, Northern, Central, Eastern and Southern Districts of California; 1991, California
Contra Costa (President, Intellectual Property Section) and American Bar Associations; State Bar of California.
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  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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