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Intellectual property attorney in Atlanta GA.  Practice primarily directed to patent application preparation and prosecution in mechanical technologies, trademark registration, counseling and opinion work (non-infringement, invalidity, clearance, freedom-to-operate, patentability, and trademark availability), and IP enforcement through litigation and alternate dispute resolution.  Registered to practice before the US Patent and Trademark Office.  Registered ADR Neutral for Civil Arbitration and Mediation with Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution.


Practice areas


  1. Patent Application: 40%
  2. Intellectual Property: 30%
  3. Trademark Application: 20%
  4. Copyright Application: 10%



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Gardner Groff Greenwald & Villanueva, PC

2018 Powers Ferry Road, Suite 800
Atlanta, GA, 30339


GAActive Member in Good Standing 199411/07/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of GeorgiaChairman2005 - 2006
State Bar of GeorgiaMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
US2002/0172553A1U.S. Patent Application2002
Connect Cobb, insert to Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionIntellectual Property Basics for Business2001
UnknownU.S. Patent No. 6,129,2652000
Georgia Bar JournalPatent Protection for Business Methods2000
15 A.I.P.L.A. Selected Legal Papers 193Appeal of an Adverse Markman Hearing1996
American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)Bare Fisted Competition or Palming Off? Protection of Product Design as Trade Dress Under the Lanham Act1995
27 Georgia Law Review 555Burned if We Do-Burned if We Don’t: Treatment of Municipal Incinerator Ash Under RCRA’s Household Waste Exclusion1993
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Georgia School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
Lehigh UniversityMechanical EngineeringBS - Bachelor of Science1989
Georgia State UniversityChemistryN/AN/A
Georgia State UniversityOrganN/AN/A
Georgia State UniversityBiochemistryN/AN/A
Georgia State UniversityPhysical ChemistryN/AN/A
University of South Carolina, ColumbiaBusiness AdministrationN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
2006 Georgia IP SpringPosiumIntellectual Property Asset Management: Best Practices for In-House Counsel2006
State Bar of Georgia Intellectual Property Law SectionBest Practices in Patent Opinion Drafting2006
IP institute, Georgia State Bar IP and Entertainment Law SectionsTrademark Law Case Update2005
SpringPosium 2005"Developments in Patent Opinion Practice and Litigation Tactics in View of Knorr-Bremse v. Dana Corp2005
Trademark Law Committee of Georgia State Bar Intellectual Property Section,Trademark Law for Business2004