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James Scott Anderson

James Scott Anderson

also known as J. Scott Anderson, Scott Anderson

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About Me


Scott grew up watching rockets launch from Cape Canaveral, attended college on a music scholarship, once ran a half-marathon, and he enjoys snow skiing, serious films, and painting.  He is also the proud father of twin boys.



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Practice Areas


  1. Patent Application: 50%
    15 years
  2. Intellectual Property: 20%
    15 years
  3. Trademark Application: 20%
    8 years
  4. Licensing: 10%
    8 years



Hourly ($295-365/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Donald G. Henslee

    I endorse Mr. Anderson. His analysis of legal questions and his commentary are examples for us all on how to be useful to and direct with the public.


    Donald Henslee Education Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Christian K. Lassen II

    Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.


    Christian Lassen Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Culhane Meadows PLLC

534 Medlock Road
Suite 103
Decatur, GA, 30030-1514


GAActive Member in Good Standing 199409/08/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Teaching Fellowship, IP Amicus ClinicFranklin Pierce Law Center at UNH School of Law2006
Dean's ScholarshipDean of GSU College of Law1992
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Partner & Co-Chair of the IP GroupCulhane Meadows PLLC2013 - Present
Graduate Teaching FellowFranklin Pierce Law Center at UNH School of Law2006 - Present
PartnerFisher Broyles LLP2011 - 2013
Of CounselBrient Intellectual Property Law, LLC2011 - 2011
Associate, Patent ProsecutionAlston & Bird LLP2000 - 2006
AssociateJones & Askew, LLP2000 - 2000
AssociateChambers, Mabry, McClelland & Brooks1997 - 2000
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Atlanta Bar Association, Sole Practioner/Small FirmAttorney Member2011 - Present
American Bar AssociationVoting Member, two Patent Law Committees2008 - 2010
Atlanta Bar Association, Intellectual Property SectionAttorney Member2004 - Present
State Bar of Georgia, Intellectual Property Law SectionAttorney Member2001 - Present
United States Patent and Trademark OfficeRegistered Patent Attorney2001 - Present
GSU Moot Court BoardPresident1993 - 1994
GSU Student Trial Lawyers AssociationVice President1993 - 1994
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Local Company v. National Sports Equipment CompanyNegotiated a favorable settlement and license agreement.
Major Government Contractor v. Global Shipping CompanyFavorable result on appeal.
Individual Inventors v. Wireless Telecom GiantSettlement at mediation included a long-term license agreement.
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Publication NameTitleDate
Fisher Broyles Intellectual Property Law UpdatePatent Applicants with Micro Entity Status Get a 75% Discount on Fees2013
FSB Intellectual Property Law UpdateFive Reasons to File a Provisional Application for Patent2012
American Bar Association publicationAnnual Review of Intellectual Property Law Developments2009
Ballard Spahr IP Intelligence ReportGreen Claims and Trademark Law: Is it False Advertising?2009
Atlanta CEO Council, ConnectionsThe Landscape for Business Method and Software Patents Has Been Changed2008
Journal of the Chartered Institute of Patent AttorneysFederal Circuit Rejects Signal Claims as Non-Statutory Subject Matter2007
John Marshall Law JournalPainstaking Semantics: Selecting Website Trade Dress Elements to Survive a Copyright Preemption Challenge2007
KSR Int'l v. Teleflex, Inc., 550 U.S. 398 (2007)Amicus Brief of the Franklin Pierce Law Center2007
The National Law JournalThe Research Tax Credit: Reward True Innovators2005
The Electronic Banking and Commerce ReportThe Value of Quality Patent Preparation and Prosecution Increases under Festo2001
The National Law JournalFesto Opens the Door2001
Georgia Defense Lawyers Association JournalSexual Harrrassment: The U.S. Supreme Court Revisits Employer Liability for Unreported Supervisor Misconduct Under Title VII1999
The Legal EdgeSchools Liable If Indifferent to Student-on-Student Harrassment1999
The Legal EdgeHome Movies: Are they admissible in court?1998
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Franklin Pierce Law CenterIntellectual PropertyLL.M - Master of Laws2007
Georgia State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
Tennessee Technological UniversityMechanical EngineeringBS - Bachelor of Science1986
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Intellectual Property BasicsUnderstanding the America Invents Act (AIA)2013
Pierce Law Review SymposiumState Soverign Immunity for Claims of Patent Infringement2007
Financial Services Practice Group MeetingBusiness Method Patents in the Financial Services Sector2005
Alston & Bird Patent Group ConferencePatenting Business Methods Abroad2004