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Chamberlain Hrdlicka Hires Noted IP Attorney Lori Johnson in Atlanta
Summary: IP attorney Lori Johnson joins Atlanta office of Chamberlain Hrdlicka. A Certified Patent Valuation Analyst, Johnson also travels the United States and Europe to lecture on the development and enforcement of U.S. intellectual property rights.
National law firm Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry announced on August 25 the addition of leading Intellectual Property attorney Lori Johnson as an equity shareholder in its Atlanta office. Johnson was previously a partner in the Atlanta office of Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP. From 2003 to 2009, she served as resident managing partner of Finnegan's Brussels office.
Johnson will represent and assist clients with IP portfolio establishment and landscape analysis, as well as due diligence for acquisitions and new product launches, and dispute resolution in the chemical practice area of IP. Her expertise includes consumer products, industrial chemicals, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, photochemistry, and beverage compositions.
A former patent examiner for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Johnson is not only well-versed on the patent application process but also brings with her invaluable insight into the culture and procedures of the USPTO.
Chamberlain Hrdlicka Managing Shareholder Wayne A. Risoli said, "Intellectual property protection is critical to today's global, connected economy, and it is a major growth area for our firm. Adding Lori to our team of IP specialists provides us with broader depth and enhances the strategic counsel we are able to offer to our clients in this area of the law."
"I'm very excited to join Chamberlain Hrdlicka," Johnson said. "The quickly expanding IP group provides an excellent platform for delivering the highest-quality IP work in a cost-effective manner, allowing us to help clients large and small to protect and preserve their intellectual assets."
"Lori is going to be an enormous asset for our practice," said Collin Rose, practice leader of Chamberlain Hrdlicka's IP section. "Her level of institutional knowledge and technical expertise adds tremendous depth to our team."
After graduating from Worcester Polytechnic Institute with a degree in Chemical Engineering, in 1986, Johnson went on to focus her legal practice in the chemical patent arena. She earned her J.D. with honors from George Washington University Law School in 1992. A Certified Patent Valuation Analyst, Johnson also travels the United States and Europe to lecture on the development and enforcement of U.S. intellectual property rights.
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