Author Archives: Chris G

Nominations are open for IP Community Service Awards

The Georgia State University / Georgia Tech Intellectual Property Community Service Awards are given to recognize members of the IP community who have made outstanding contributions to community service. The nomination deadline is Monday, April 17, 2017. Nominees should meet criteria such as: Demonstrating an outstanding commitment to community service (e.g., longstanding record of, or recent significant [...]

Georgia PATENTS Appreciation Reception held April 21

On April 21, 2016, Georgia Lawyers for the Arts (GLA) hosted the Georgia PATENTS Appreciation Reception to recognize the attorneys and firms that made a meaningful contribution to the Georgia PATENTS pro bono program during 2015. Alston & Bird sponsored the event, which included remarks from Meredith Ragains, Executive Director of GLA, John Kirkpatrick, a [...]

Recap of the Patent Committee’s Successful Event on Feb 25

The CLE event held by the Patent Committee on February 25 was a great success! The speakers discussed changes in the law on recovering attorney’s fees. There were 52 in attendance to hear insights on this topic from panelists Nathan Sloan (VMWare, Inc.), Theodore Davis, Jr. (Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton), and Peter Jones (Robbins Geller [...]