Partner - Intellectual Property Attorney
Armon practices all types of intellectual property law, with a focus on both patent litigation and prosecution in the mechanical and electrical technology areas. Before joining CMB, Armon honed his intellectual property skills at high-powered law firms that specialize in intellectual property.
Armon’s represents both plaintiffs and defendants in U.S. District Court litigations. He has defended against claims of patent infringement and invalidity, briefed claim construction and other patent-specific issues, and successfully brokered favorable settlement agreements for clients.
Armon’s practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office includes drafting a number of successful petitions for inter partes review (IPR) and requests for reexamination, as well as handling traditional patent prosecution. He has experience influencing litigation or negotiations based on conducting trials before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, which remains a popular tactic. On the prosecution side, Armon has drafted and prosecuted a wide variety of patent applications. He is well positioned to scope-out, build, and manage patent portfolios for sophisticated clients.
In addition to counseling clients regarding patent portfolios, Armon also provides clients with legal opinions regarding patentability, freedom-to-operate, invalidity, and noninfringement issues. He also guides clients through intellectual property litigations, provides IP valuation services, polices unauthorized use of client trademarks, and negotiates complex licensing agreements concerning intellectual property and other company assets.
His technological experience spans a variety of fields, but generally includes the mechanical, electrical, and software fields. To name just a few examples, Armon’s experience includes technology relating to medical devices, wind turbines, heavy machinery, manufacturing processes, optical fiber and lenses, wireless communication protocols, telecommunication networking, video compression, encryption algorithms, virtualized computing, and various software products.
Bars / Courts Admitted:
U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
USPTO Patent Bar
Supreme Court of Georgia
Northern District of Georgia
Fulton County Superior Court
Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
JD, Vanderbilt University
BS ME, Clemson University