Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Attorneys David Mixon and Jeremy Clay to Speak at Gulf Coast Patent Association Event

Friday, June 10, 2011
5:00 AM-5:00 AM

University of South Alabama
Mitchell College of Business
Mobile, AL

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP attorneys David E. Mixon and Jeremy Clay will speak on “Strategies for Pursuing International Patent Protection” at the June 10 workshop and quarterly meeting of the Gulf Coast Patent Association (GCPA). The event will be held at the University of South Alabama’s Mitchell College of Business in Mobile.

The GCPA’s mission is to foster the creation of an environment that promotes economic development through technical innovation. The organization sponsors educational opportunities that bring together businesses, technology providers and IP practitioners along the Gulf Coast.

Mixon and Clay’s presentation will cover rationales, strategies and methods for filing international patents, as well as information and other tips related to international enforcement of patents.

A partner and patent attorney in the firm’s Huntsville office, Mixon focuses his practice on patent and trademark prosecution, licensing and client counseling on IP issues. His clients range from Fortune 500 companies to medium size businesses to startup ventures. With a background in electrical and computer engineering, Mixon has advised and assisted clients in diverse industries including information technology, computer hardware, satellite communications, health sciences, micro-electronics, environmental technology, telecommunications and automotive manufacturing.

Clay is an associate in the firm’s Jackson, Miss., office and a member of the Litigation Practice Group and Emerging Growth Company Team. He graduated summa cum laude from Mississippi College School of Law, where he served as managing editor of the Mississippi College Law Review and was a member of the moot court board.