Clements Bernard Walker


Richard Walker

Mr. Walker has been practicing law for more than 30 years in  intellectual property (IP) law, association law, and business law. He has extensive experience in business and transactional law, IP strategy and litigation, licensing, mergers and acquisitions, start-up funding, and complex corporate governance situations. Mr. Walker previously served as the Exec. Vice President, Chief […]

Rob Sumner

Mr. Sumner is Of Counsel and provides legal counsel to trade and professional associations, other nonprofit organizations, and the meetings industry.  He has also served as the CEO of trade associations. Mr. Sumner received the Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation from the American Society of Association Executives.   Mr. Sumner is a Member of ASAE, the Georgia […]

Seth L. Hudson | Partner

Mr. Hudson is engaged in patent preparation and prosecution before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and foreign patent offices in the chemical, electro-mechanical, hardware and software, and mechanical industries.  He regularly counsels clients regarding obtaining, protecting, licensing and enforcing intellectual property, including providing patentability, infringement, and freedom to operate opinions. He also prosecutes […]

Lawrence A. Baratta, Jr. | Partner

Mr. Baratta has been practicing law for 8 years in various fields, including intellectual property (patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets) and complex business litigation.  Prior to the practice of law, Mr. Baratta worked at Nortel Networks for 10 years in various engineering and technical sales functions related to fiber optics and data networking.  Mr. […]

Gregory N. Clements | Of Counsel

Mr. Clements has been involved with patents for 40 years, first as a USPTO primary examiner, and practicing law for 33 years in various intellectual property areas.  Mr. Clements began his career at the USPTO, and has worked in private practice at leading law firms and in-house at B.F. Goodrich and KoSa (Hoechst Celanese) serving […]

Christopher L. Bernard | Partner

Mr. Bernard has been practicing law for more than 15 years in various fields, including intellectual property (patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets and unfair competition), business, complex litigation, and appellate work. Mr. Bernard focuses his practice on emerging electrical and mechanical technologies and represents a number of Fortune 500 companies, venture-funded start-ups, educational institutions and […]