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Carlo Salas


Carlo Salas



Licensed to practice in:

Georgia, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Representative Practice Areas

  • Carlo drafts and prosecutes patent applications primarily directed to mechanical, electrical, and chemical arts, such as complex industrial systems, power generation systems, clean and renewable technology and wastewater treatment systems, control systems, aerospace and defense equipment, and personal protective equipment, among others.
  • Carlo manages complex patent portfolios for small and large organizations, including Fortune 100 companies, start-ups, and universities.  In addition, Carlo works with international law firms to manage and prosecute patent applications globally.
  • Carlo also handles U.S. federal trademark registration application prosecution, including appeal and opposition proceedings, and manages trademark portfolios for small and large organizations.


  • Prior to joining Dority & Manning, and after graduating from the University of Tennessee College of Law, Carlo acted as counsel for an intellectual property boutique in Atlanta, GA where he supported U.S. and international clients in utility and design patent prosecution, patentability searches and analysis, IP transaction and agreements, and trademark prosecution.  Prior to becoming an attorney, Carlo worked in the technology transfer and commercialization space, including the offices of Oak Ridge National Lab for the Department of Energy and the University of Georgia.

Professional Background

  • Education: University of Florida (B.S.; B.A., 2009); University of Tennessee College of Law (J.D., Concentration in Business Transaction, 2013).
  • Admissions: State Bar of Georgia (eligible to practice in the U.S. District Courts of Georgia)
  • Languages: English fluent; proficient in spoken Spanish (informal written Spanish)