George Thomas



Law School

American University, LLB 1964
Delta Theta Phi


University of South Carolina, Bachelor of Science In Mechanical Engineering 1957

practice areas



George Thomas, one of the firm's founding partners, has vast experience in all aspects of patents, trademarks, copyrights, and related litigation. George has been named as a Georgia Super Lawyer. George currently concentrates his practice in the mechanical patent prosecution and trademark prosecution areas.

George served in the United States Navy [LTJG] from 1957-1960. Directly after, he worked as an Examiner at the Patent Office. George thereafter moved to Atlanta and became one of the first patent attorneys in Atlanta. Throughout his career, George has prepared and secured numerous patents and trademark registrations throughout the world and has successfully litigated various types of intellectual property matters.


George was admitted to practice in South Carolina and the District of Columbia bar in 1964, and he was admitted in Georgia in 1965. He is also registered to practice at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.


In 1977, George was Chair of the State Bar of Georgia's Patent, Copyright and Trademark Section. He is currently a member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association, and the Intellectual Property Section of the State Bar of Georgia.