Griff manages patent portfolios for large, multinational corporations and leading research institutions. His clients include Fortune 100 companies, technology sector leaders, emerging companies and universities. He counsels clients on the development and expansion of their IP portfolios. Griff leverages his education in electrical engineering and work experience in the telecommunication industry to advise clients in establishing and protecting patents related to computer hardware and software, semiconductor devices and fabrication, wireless communications, networks, computing, electronics, financial and medical transactions, and display technology.
Griff writes opinions, prosecutes patents, handles reexaminations, performs clearance studies (for example, freedom to operate), develops and negotiates licensing agreements, performs intellectual property due diligence, manages IP portfolios and conducts intellectual property audits. Griff is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Advises a Fortune 50 healthcare corporation on intellectual property matters, including counseling, prosecution and portfolio management.
Provides domestic and international patent prosecution and counseling services to a Fortune 100 multinational technology company.
Provides patent prosecution, counseling and licensing advice to a leading payment processing service and technology provider.
Awards and Rankings
Recognized by Chambers USA : Guide to Leading Business Lawyers in the area of intellectual property (2007-2015)
Selected for inclusion in Georgia Super Lawyers (2004, 2008-2010, 2013-2016)
Named among the “The World's Leading Patent Practitioners” by IAM Patent 1000 (2013-2015)
Selected for inclusion in Managing Intellectual Property's IP Stars (2013-2014)