ATLANTA — April 2, 2019 — Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has expanded its Intellectual Property & Technology Practice with the addition of Robert A. King as a shareholder in the Atlanta office. King, who joins from Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, focuses his practice on patent portfolio management, patent prosecution, and intellectual property licensing. King has a background as an electrical engineer, as well as wide-ranging experience with a variety of technologies.
“We are excited to welcome Bob to Greenberg Traurig and the Atlanta office,” said Theodore I. Blum, Managing Shareholder of the Atlanta office and Co-Chair of the Atlanta Corporate Practice. “His experience as a skilled patent attorney makes him an outstanding contribution to our clients in Atlanta and firmwide.”
King’s experience includes assisting clients with matters involving computer hardware and software, blockchain technology, fintech systems, mechanical devices, and medical devices. He also represents clients in patent litigation involving software, electronics, semiconductor, and medical device technology. King has represented clients before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in the areas of banking technology, payment devices and systems, microprocessor architecture, software applications, internet applications, storage systems, digital signal processing, digital cryptography, digital watermarking technology, wireless communications, and medical devices.
“I am confident my clients will benefit from Greenberg Traurig’s global platform of resources and culture of innovation and collaboration,” King said. “Additionally, I know that my 20-plus years of patent prosecution experience with innovative technologies will be of value to the firm’s award-winning intellectual property and technology team.”
King received his J.D. from The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, and his B.S. in electrical engineering from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He is admitted to practice in Georgia, the District of Columbia, and Virginia. He is also registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Prior to practicing law, he was an officer in the U.S. Army.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Intellectual Property & Technology Practice: With more than 180 intellectual property attorneys and agents in the United States, Asia, and Europe, Greenberg Traurig provides a broad range of patent, trademark and copyright protection and strategic counseling. Greenberg Traurig was named a “National Tier 1” Law Firm for IP Litigation, Patent Law, Trademark and Information Technology Law by U.S. News and Best Lawyers, 2018 “Best Law Firms Rankings."
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 39 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. Web: www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.