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Robert R. Walling, III


Robert R. Walling, III


(864) 271-1592


Licensed to practice in:

Georgia, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Representative Practice Areas:

  • Bobby drafts and prosecutes patent applications in the electrical, electromechanical, and mechanical arts.
  • Bobby has experience litigating intellectual property cases in district courts throughout the United States, before the International Trade Commission, before the Federal Circuit, and before the Eleventh Circuit.
  • Bobby has experience in post grant procedures before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.


  • Bobby has been with Dority & Manning since 2016.
  • Bobby has served as in-house intellectual property counsel to a leading global broadband cable equipment manufacturer.
  • Bobby has considerable technical experience in the areas of broadband data, video, and voice systems.
  • Prior to his legal career, Bobby worked as a computer programmer.

Professional Background:

  • Education: Georgia Institute of Technology (B.S., Computer Science, 2004); Emory (J.D., with honors, 2009).
  • Admissions:  Georgia, USPTO.
  • Honors: Order of the Coif; Dean’s Award for Patent Law; TI:GER (The Technological Innovation: Generating Economic Results program) certificate.
  • Publications:  “USPTO Clarifies Standard for Review of Financial Services Patents”, Robert Baron, Jr., Richard Miller, Robert Walling III (