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Grant D. Adkins


Grant D. Adkins


(864) 271-1592


Licensed to practice in:

Florida, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Representative Practice Areas:

  • Preparing and prosecuting U.S. and international patent applications.
  • Rendering patent related opinions, including validity, infringement, and right to practice opinions.


  • Grant joined Dority & Manning in 2017.
  • Prior to joining Dority & Manning, Grant was an associate at intellectual property firms in Gainesville, FL and Washington, D.C. where he prepared and prosecuted foreign and domestic patent applications.
  • Prior to attending law school, Grant worked as an engineer in both upstream and downstream oil and gas.
  • Grant has familiarity with semiconductor technologies, oil and gas equipment and operations, medical and dental systems and devices, aerospace testing equipment, and nanofabrication.
  • Grant served as an intern to the Honorable James S. Moody, Jr. and the Honorable Anthony E. Porcelli, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, 2013.

Professional Background:

  • Education: University of Florida (B.S., Chemical Engineering, summa cum laude, 2006); Vanderbilt University (J.D., 2013).