Brannon McKay  

Partner - Intellectual Property Attorney

Brannon is a founding partner of the firm. He primarily focuses on patent counseling and litigation.

Brannon performs patent counseling services for large Fortune 100 companies as well as smaller tech companies. He uses his computer engineering background to focus primarily on computer-related inventions. Brannon is particularly well-versed in technology related to virtual machines, 5G, artificial intelligence, enterprise mobility management, wireless communication protocols, telecommunications, and encryption. Brannon has drafted and successfully prosecuted hundreds of patent applications spanning these areas.

Brannon is also an experienced patent litigator and represents both plaintiffs and defendants in this capacity. Brannon has acted as both lead and local counsel. Based on his wide range of exprience, large clients often rely on Brannon for other pre- and post-ligitation strategies, such as opinion letters.

Brannon also has a robust trademark practice that includes over 100 marks acquired for CMB's clients.  Brannon has succesfully defended opposition and cancellation procedings. 

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Bars / Courts Admitted:

  • Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

  • Eastern District of Texas

  • Northern District of Georgia

  • Supreme Court of Georgia

  • Fulton County Superior Court

  • Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims

  • USPTO Patent Bar

  • Georgia Bar

Educational background:

  • JD, Georgia State University College of Law

  • BS CmpE, Georgia Institute of Technology