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Sumner Rosenberg

Sumner Rosenberg

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Of Counsel
Email: scrosenberg@mercerthompson.com
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Sumner C. Rosenberg is Of Counsel in the law firm of Mercer Thompson LLC. Mr. Rosenberg has specialized for over thirty-five years in all aspects of intellectual property law. His current practice focuses on licensing and counselling regarding patents, copyrights, trade secrets and trademarks. His initial law practice also included environmental law and utility law including nuclear regulatory work, as well as construction contracting on nuclear and coal power plants. His engineering work involved programming for Apollo moon missions and early systems design work for the Space Shuttle on-board computers.



 

Professional Experience

  • BALLARD SPAHR LLP (2008 – 2013) -- Managing Partner of Atlanta office
  • NEEDLE & ROSENBERG, P.C. (1985-2008) -- Member and Managing Shareholder
  • TROUTMAN, SANDERS, LOCKERMAN & ASHMORE (1976-1985)
  • CHARLES STARK DRAPER LABORATORIES (1969-1974) -- Apollo Guidance Group and Space Shuttle Design Group

 

Practice Areas

  • Intellectual property counseling
  • Patent due diligence review and opinions
  • Patent, Trade Secret, Copyright and Trademark licensing
  • Special Master to Federal Courts for Patent trials

 

 Education

  • UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN LAW SCHOOL (J.D., cum laude, 1976)
  • MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

                 (E.Eng. 1973)

                 (M.S., electrical engineering, 1971)

                 (B.S., electrical engineering, 1969)

 

 Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Georgia

 

Professional/Community Involvement

  • Master of the Bench in the Atlanta Intellectual Property American Inn of Court
  • Former Chairman of the Patent and Trademark Section of the State Bar of Georgia 
  • Listed in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, intellectual property law, 2008-2013 
  • Annually listed in the Super Lawyers of Georgia.