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Maegen W. Stokes and David E. Cromer Elected Principals

Dority & Manning is proud to announce the election of Maegen W. Stokes and David E. Cromer as Principals of the firm. Maegen W. Stokes specializes in strategic patent portfolio management. She has extensive experience in drafting and prosecuting U.S. and international patent applications and partners with large, multi-national clients to offer expert counsel and …

Patent Drafting for Machine Learning Webinar: Claim Strategy, Patent Eligibility, and Disclosure Requirements for the U.S. and Europe

Live Date: Tuesday, March 2, 2021 from 1:00pm to 2:30pm (ET) Dority & Manning Principal Joseph Probst will be a featured speaker for the upcoming webinar, “Patent Drafting for Machine Learning: Claim Strategy, Patent Eligibility, and Disclosure Requirements for the U.S. and Europe”, facilitated by Strafford. The live panel will discuss different claim styles and …

Trade Secret Protection for AI: A Comprehensive Guide

Live Date: Monday, December 14, 2020 from 12:00pm to 1:30pm (ET) Dority & Manning principal Joseph Probst will be a featured speaker for the upcoming webinar, “Trade Secret Protection for AI: A Comprehensive Guide”, facilitated by The Knowledge Group. The live webinar will explore the balance between patent and trade secret protection for AI-based inventions, …

Dority & Manning Recognized as a Top Firm by Juristat

Dority & Manning is excited to be recognized as a top growing firm in Juristat’s Top 25 Growing Firms ranking. With a growth rate of over 270% between 2009 and 2018, Dority & Manning was ranked as the #3 top growing firm. Juristat also includes data relating to quality of patent applications in different tech …

Dority & Manning Associate Presents at U.S. Bar/JPO Liaison Council Meeting

Dority & Manning Associate Presents at U.S. Bar/JPO Liaison Council Meeting  On November 12, 2020, the U.S. Bar/JPO Liaison Council delegates conducted the 29th annual meeting with a delegation from the Japan Patent Office (JPO) lead by Deputy Commissioner Susumu Iwasaki. Due to COVID-19, the 2020 meeting was conducted virtually. Dority & Manning associate Ko …

Dority & Manning Welcomes Four New Attorneys to the Firm

Dority & Manning is excited to welcome four newly admitted attorneys to the firm! Anita Liu, James Dority, Michael Walters and Liam Christ joined Dority & Manning as associate attorneys in the fall of 2020. Anita Liu joins the Firm as an Associate Attorney focusing on patent drafting and prosecution with a particular emphasis on …

Dority & Manning Expands to Seattle

Dority & Manning, the Southeast’s largest boutique Intellectual Property firm, expands its West Coast footprint. SEATTLE, WASHINGTON (SEPTEMBER 14, 2020) – Dority & Manning celebrates the opening of its Seattle office, located at 600 1st Avenue, Suite 624.  The new office will be led by Principal, Joseph Probst. The Firm’s expansion to Seattle reflects the …

Dority & Manning Hosts Virtual AIPLA Women in IP Global Networking Event

Dority & Manning is proud to be a part of the 13th Annual Women in IP Global Networking Event.  The virtual event will be held on September 29, 2020. The AIPLA provides an opportunity for women in IP to connect internationally by attending a sub-event hosted by a sponsor firm. With many of us working …

Dority & Manning Continues to Grow with the Addition of Three IP Professionals

Dority & Manning is excited to welcome three new collaborators to the team! Michael Wrobel, Alicia Johnson, and Blake Nickles each joined Dority & Manning within the first quarter of 2020. Michael Wrobel, formerly in-house counsel for a global FinTech company, joins the firm as an Associate Attorney focusing on patent prosecution, portfolio management, and …

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