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D. Wes Griffith, III

Patent Agent

D. Wes Griffith, III

Patent Agent

(864) 271-1592

Licensed to practice in:

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Representative Practice Areas:

  • Wes drafts and prosecutes patent applications primarily directed to the biomedical, biochemical, chemical, pharmaceutical, and mechanical arts.
  • Wes also interfaces with international law firms to manage and prosecute patent applications globally.


  • Prior to joining Dority & Manning, Wes worked as an associate engineer for one of the largest nuclear waste management facilities in the United States and later worked as the lead production engineer for a leading textile chemicals manufacturer.
  • During law school, Wes worked as a summer associate for Dority & Manning where he assisted in the drafting and prosecution of chemical and mechanical patent applications, and externed for the Second Circuit Solicitor’s Office.

Professional Background:

  • Education: Clemson University (B.S., Chemical Engineering, 2016); University of Georgia School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2021).
  • Professional and Community Activities: American Institute of Chemical Engineers
  • Honors: CALI Award (Solo and Small Firm Practice)
  • Presentations:  Curtis A., Baxley D., Everidge A., Griffith W., Mohan S., “Social Network Effects in Europe:  Surveying Political Attitudes and Identities”