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David A. Roberts

Practice areas:

Construction & Development, Copyright Infringement, Copyright Application

About Me

David Roberts practiced architecture for nearly 17 years before entering law practice.  This technical background is of practical value in the resolution of construction disputes.  The architectural background is also useful in addressing the complexities of architectural copyrights under the Copyright Act and the Architectural Works Copyright Protection Act.


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1997

  1. Construction & Development: 60%
  2. Copyright Infringement: 35%
  3. Copyright Application: 5%

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Contact Info

Roberts Construction Law, LLC

PO Box 191745
Atlanta, GA, 31119-1745

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 199707/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2012

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Partner/Practicing ArchitectRoberts & Collins Architects1988 - 1996

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Atlanta Bar Association, Construction Law SectionChairman2004 - 2005
Atlanta Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
The Construction LawyerI Meant Every Word That He Said: False Designation of Origin of Construction Documents After Dastar2005
Aspen Law & BusinessAlternative Clauses to Standard Construction Contracts2002
The Construction LawyerThere Goes My Baby: Buildings as Intellectual Property Under the Architectural Works Copyright Protection Act2001
Aspen Law & BusinessAlternative Clauses to Standard Construction Contracts2001
Aspen Law & BusinessAlternative Clauses to Standard Construction Contracts1999
Aspen Law & BusinessAlternative Clauses to Standard Construction Contracts1998
The Construction LawyerAfter the Ball: Subsequent Use of Construction Documents After the Project for Which They Were Originally Prepared: A Sketchy Area of the Law1997
Aspen Law & BusinessCommon Sense Construction LawN/A

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgia State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
Ball State UniversityArchitectureN/A1975

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
AIA ContractsOwner-architect agreements; and architectural copyrights2014
AIA ContractsArchitectural copyrights; AIA owner-architect agreement2013
2006 AIA South Atlantic Region ConferenceWhere do you put a stamp on a BIM file? Assuring continued protection of the public (and architects, and their clients) and continued exercise of professional judgment and authority in the age of BIM and 3D CAD2006
UnknownAIA Contracts: Analysis and Interpretation of AIA Standard Contract Forms, Lorman Education Services2006
UnknownAIA Contracts: Analysis and Interpretation of AIA Standard Contract Forms, Lorman Education Services2005
Mercer UniversityWhat Do You Mean, They're YOUR Drawings?2003
Georgia Institute of Technology Continuing Education programEverything You Wanted to Know about the Construction Industry2003
Construction Law for the General PractitionerRecent Developments in Georgia Construction and Design Law2002
American Institute of ArchitectsWhat Do You Mean, They're YOUR Drawings?2002
ICLE Annual Lien SeminarGeorgia Mechanics' Lien Law-Lien Waivers and Contractor Affidavits2000
Masters InstituteCurrent Issues in Subcontracting1998