Alan S. Teran | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Alan S. Teran

Technical Advisor, Boston

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Dr. Alan S. Teran is a technical advisor in the Global Intellectual Property Practice Group. Alan focuses on representing clients in the prosecution and procurement of utility patents in U.S. and foreign jurisdictions. Alan has experience working with clients in the fields of energy storage, media applications, medical devices, and semiconductors.

Alan received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering at the University of Michigan, after receiving his bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of Florida. Alan's graduate work focused on intermediate band solar cells and indoor energy harvesting using photovoltaics.

Prior to joining White & Case, Alan worked as a technical advisor for an international law firm in Boston.

Bars and Courts

  • US Patent and Trademark Office


  • PhD, Electrical Engineering, University of Michigan
  • BS, Electrical Engineering, University of Florida


  • English
  • Spanish



  • Energy Harvesting for GaAs Photovoltaics Under Low-Flux Indoor Lighting Conditions, IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, May 2016, (Co-author)
  • AlGaAs Photovoltaics for Indoor Energy Harvesting in mm-Scale Wireless Sensor Nodes, IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, June 2015, (Co-author)
  • Heterojunction Band Offset Limitations on Open Circuit Voltage in p-ZnTe/n-ZnSe Solar Cells, IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, May 2015, (Co-author)