Pamela Holland Councill

Pamela Holland Councill

Alston & Bird LLP, Partner

Atlanta, Georgia

Pamela guides her clients through intellectual property litigation before the International Trade Commission, district court and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Pamela's clients turn to her because they trust her to protect the products and technologies that are central to their businesses. Pamela Councill is a partner in the Intellectual Property Litigation Group and a registered patent attorney. She focuses her practice on intellectual property litigation and counseling clients on other intellectual property matters. Pamela represents clients in district court litigation and arbitrations involving a variety of intellectual property issues, including claims of patent infringement, trade secret misappropriation, trademark infringement, false advertising, and breach of contract involving intellectual property. She has experience with Section 337 litigation before the U.S. International Trade Commission, including enforcement activities, and has secured victories for both petitioners and patent owners in post-grant review proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Pamela regularly counsels clients on intellectual property transactions, freedom-to-operate and validity investigations, and management of foreign counsel. Pamela has familiarity with a variety of technologies, including automotive safety, consumer goods, building materials, automated banking systems, pharmaceuticals, children's products, apparel, animal health products, and oilfield services. Pamela has also worked with consumer electronics, wireless and mobile communications technology, and e-commerce software. Pamela received her J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School, where she was elected to the Order of the Coif. At Vanderbilt, she served as articles editor of the Vanderbilt Law Review and was a John S. Beasley II Scholar. Pamela has also passed the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam. Pamela earned her B.A., summa cum laude, from Tulane University.

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