Joseph V. Myers III

A partner in Seyfarth Shaw LLP's Atlanta office, Mr. Myers' practice focuses on intellectual property and technology business matters.

Mr. Myers directs teams of legal, docketing and administrative personnel, and foreign counsel, in the management of large international trademark portfolios. His work includes all aspects of trademark portfolio management, including global brand strategy, prosecution and maintenance, searching and clearance, watching and policing, licensing and distribution, domain name and other Internet issues, and the management of all types of litigation, oppositions, cancellations and other adverse proceedings, domestic and international. In recent years, Mr. Myers has spearheaded the firm’s efforts to apply lean Six Sigma and SeyfarthLean principles and methodologies to the area of global trademark practice to achieve higher quality and enhanced efficiency at reduced cost.

Mr. Myers also has substantial experience in technology transactions, including the structuring and negotiation of license, development, distribution, and other transactions involving software, technology, databases, patents, trademarks, and copyrights. Mr. Myers provides industry-focused representation specifically to software companies, including in connection with software company M&A transactions, licensing and SaaS contracting, copyright and trade secret counseling, cloud computing issues, and open source matters.

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Areas of Practice 1) Copyright, 2) Corporate Governance & Compliance, 3) Intellectual Property, 4) Internet Law, 5) Mergers & Acquisitions, 6) Privacy & Data Security Law, 7) Software, 8) Sourcing and 9) Trademark
Law School Vanderbilt University Law School (J.D., 1996)
Admitted Year 1996
Education Columbia University (B.A., 1990)
Bar Member / Association Georgia State Bar Association
Most recent firm Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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