Alexander Karana

Owner | Principal Attorney

Alex Karana, IP attorney, Decentralized Esquire

Alexander Karana is a 1st-Generation Chaldean-American and comes from an immigrant family of small business owners and entrepreneurs. Prior to law school, Alex worked in the automotive industry on a global scale and his experience includes the development of long lead vehicle transmissions for both startups and the world's largest automotive corporations. Alex has been involved with developing products from the prototype stage to mass production and has the experience to provide business solutions to individuals, startups, and mature companies.


UIC John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL
J.D., Concentration in Intellectual Property Law, 2020

  • Review of Intellectual Property Law, Editor-in-Chief.
  • Judicial Extern for the Honorable Thomas M. Durkin, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois.

Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
B.S., Chemical Engineering, 2013

Decentralized Esquire™

Activities & Affiliations

  • Lawyers for the Creative Arts
    • Executive Board Member, Events Chair
  • Illinois IP Alliance
    • Events Committee
  • Assyrian-American Bar Association
  • Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago
  • Chaldeans in Engineering & Technology Association


“Introduction to Intellectual Property Law for Engineers,” Chaldeans in Engineering & Technology Association, Online Presentation (Zoom), Alex Karana & Joe Dallo, May 30, 2020.

Bar Admissions

  • State of Illinois

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Karana IP is focused on intellectual property law in businesses and individuals. Karana IP will help you navigate through the legal system to achieve your goals while providing practical business advice to help grow your business or endeavor.

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