Cory C. Davis

Counsel

Atlanta
T +1.404.946.9830
F +1.404.459.5734

Overview

Cory Davis concentrates his practice on procuring and protecting intellectual property rights, with an emphasis on patent preparation and prosecution, patent portfolio management, and providing patent infringement and validity studies. As a former engineer with Fortune 500 companies, Cory uses his real-world experience, coupled with practical legal expertise, to counsel clients on their technological innovations and the challenges clients face in the 21st century. With his thoughtful and insightful counsel, Cory strategically manages patent portfolios to assist his clients in meeting their business goals.

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  • Procures IP rights and performs infringement analysis for an international cellular telephone and wireless telecommunications corporation.
  • Procures IP rights on behalf of various clients in the areas of geolocation tracking, vehicle-fleet management, unmanned vehicles, cargo aircraft and shipping logistics technology.
  • Counsels healthcare clients in securing IP rights involving healthcare software tools and medical devices such as imaging components for detecting regions of interest in the human body.
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Experience

  • Procures IP rights and performs infringement analysis for an international cellular telephone and wireless telecommunications corporation.
  • Procures IP rights on behalf of various clients in the areas of geolocation tracking, vehicle-fleet management, unmanned vehicles, cargo aircraft and shipping logistics technology.
  • Counsels healthcare clients in securing IP rights involving healthcare software tools and medical devices such as imaging components for detecting regions of interest in the human body.
  • Managed patent portfolio of an international appliance company involving technologies related to ovens, washers, dryers and water pumps, to name a few.
  • Counsels clients on matters involving the applicability of patent portfolios to telecommunications standards.
  • Prepares patentability, non-infringement and invalidity opinions in electrical, computer and mechanical related technologies.
  • Prepares due diligence intellectual property investigations related to acquisitions of companies and patent portfolios.
  • Performs litigation support for intellectual property cases involving wireless communications.

Recognitions and Memberships

Recognitions

  • Georgia "Super Lawyer" (2020)
  • Georgia Trend Magazine, Legal Elite: Intellectual Property Law (2019)
  • The National Black Lawyers -- Top 100
  • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity: Fellow (2018)

Memberships

  • Intellectual Property Owners Association: U.S. Patent Law Committee

  • State Bar of Georgia

    • Intellectual Property Section: Patent Committee

    • Entertainment & Sports Law Section

  • Atlanta Intellectual Property Inn of Court

  • Atlanta Bar Association

    • Intellectual Property Law Section

  • Technology Association of Georgia

Community

  • 100 Black Men of Atlanta, Inc.
  • TI-GER Program: Legal mentor to graduate students as part of a joint education initiative with Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University.

Pro Bono

  • Counsels clients on patent matters through the Georgia PATENTS pro bono program.

Emerging Issues

Prior Positions

  • Motorola: Electrical Engineer (1999 to 2001)
  • The Boeing Company: Electrical Engineer (1998 to 1999)

Admissions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Registration No. 59,932
  • Georgia
  • District of Columbia

Education

  • J.D., University of Georgia School of Law, 2004, cum laude; Georgia Journal of Intellectual Property Law, Articles Editor
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, The University of Alabama, 1998, magna cum laude