Charlena Thorpe

Charlena Thorpe

The Law Office of Charlena Thorpe, Inc.
  • Intellectual Property, Patents
  • Duluth, Georgia
Claimed Lawyer Profile

After over ten years working at large and mid-size patent-specialty and general practice law firms, Charlena Thorpe formed her own practice to provide quality patent law and related IP services to clients in a responsive, flexible, and cost-effective manner.

Charlena Thorpe has extensive patent drafting, patent procurement, and patent litigation experience. Charlena also has significant experience preparing opinions on matters such as patentability, infringement, validity, and essentiality.

Charlena Thorpe's legal education and legal experience is complemented with an exceptional technical education at a top-ranked engineering school and industry experience at Fortune 500 companies and nationally-recognized research institutions.

Practice Areas
  • Intellectual Property
  • Patents
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Professional Experience
Georgia State Bar
- Current
Emory University
J.D. / Law
Honors: Dean's Public Service Award Recipient
Activities: Intellectual Property Society, President (1997-2000)
University System of Georgia - Georgia Institute of Technology
M.S. / Electrical Engineering
Honors: National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship; Georgia Tech President's Fellow.
University System of Georgia - Georgia Institute of Technology
B.S. / Electrical Engineering
Honors: Bachelor of Electrical Engineering (High Honors); Tau Beta Pi National Honor Society; Eta Kappa Nu National Electrical Engineering Honor Society; Engineer-in-Training (EIT) Certified; Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities
Articles & Publications
Patent Obviousness in the Wake of KSR International Co. v. Teleflex Inc.
American Bar Association
Extrinsic Evidence in a Post-Phillips World
West Legalworks
Trademark Dilution Revision Act of 2006 Signed Into Law
Intellectual Property & Technology Law Journal
Securing Legal Protection for the Innovations of Start-Up & Small Companies
MIT Enterprise Forum of Atlanta
Registered Patent Attorney
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
2180 Satellite Boulevard
Suite 400
Duluth, GA 30024
Telephone: (770) 239-1642