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Ash D.Patel

PartnerPractice Group Leader, Intellectual PropertyAsh.Patel@ThompsonHine.com
Atlanta

O 404.407.3607

Ash D.Patel

Partner
Practice Group Leader, Intellectual PropertyAsh.Patel@ThompsonHine.com
Atlanta

O 404.407.3607

Focus Areas

Intellectual Property Litigation & Counseling

  • Patent Litigation
  • Trademark Litigation
  • TTAB Oppositions and Cancellations
  • Trade Dress Litigation
  • Unfair Competition Litigation
  • False Advertising Litigation
  • Copyright Litigation
  • Domain Name Disputes
  • Infringement Notices and Demand Letters

Intellectual Property Opinions & Dispute Avoidance

  • Patent Non-Infringement and Invalidity Opinion
  • Freedom to Operate Analyses
  • Competitive Landscape Analyses
  • Patent Searches and Patentability Opinions
  • Trademark Searches and Registrability Opinions

Intellectual Property Prosecution & Counseling

  • Patent Prosecution
  • Trademark Prosecution
  • Copyright Registration
  • Patent Portfolio Management & Strategic Counseling
  • Trademark Portfolio Management & Strategic Counseling

Intellectual Property Transactions & Counseling

  • Intellectual Property Licenses
  • Intellectual Property Assignments
  • Intellectual Property Due Diligence in Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Intellectual Property Strategic Alliance Agreements

Representative Matters

  • Defended manufacturer of digital imaging equipment in patent infringement litigation and obtained consent judgment of patent non-infringement.
  • Represented consumer healthcare company in trademark, unfair competition, and false advertising litigation, and obtained favorable settlement and consent injunction.
  • Represented digital publishing company in patent infringement litigation and obtained favorable settlement.
  • Represented pharmaceutical company in trademark, unfair competition, and false advertising litigation, and obtained favorable settlement and consent injunction.
  • Defended tool and hardware supplier for major national retailer in patent infringement litigation, and obtained judgments of patent non-infringement, patent invalidity and patent unenforceability.
  • Represented home improvement company in trademark, unfair competition and false advertising litigation, and obtained favorable settlement and consent injunction.
  • Represented pharmaceutical company in patent infringement litigation and obtained favorable settlement and consent injunction.
  • Defended nutraceutical company in patent infringement litigation and obtained favorable settlement.
  • Defended home goods manufacturer and supplier in copyright infringement litigation and obtained favorable settlement.
  • Defended science laboratory equipment manufacturer and supplier in patent infringement litigation and obtained favorable settlement.
  • Defended medical forms printer and supplier in patent infringement litigation and obtained favorable settlement.
  • Represented tool and hardware manufacturer in copyright infringement litigation and obtained favorable settlement.
  • Represented fitness center franchisor in trademark, unfair competition, and false advertising litigation, and obtained favorable settlement and consent injunction.
  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021 to 2023 for Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Selected for inclusion in Lawyers of Color’s Nation’s Best 2020
  • Recognized by Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars, 2013 to 2021 (Patent Star, Trademark Star)
  • BTI Client Service All-Star, 2015
  • Recognized by Georgia Trend’s Legal Elite, 2012

Professional Associations

  • Georgia Bar Association
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association

Education

  • Georgia State University College of Law, J.D.
  • University of Georgia, B.S.

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit