Charlena Thorpe

Charlena Thorpe

Incorporating Innovation: Protecting and Building Businesses Around Ideas
  • Intellectual Property, Patents
  • Duluth, Georgia
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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
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  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Duluth
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Georgia
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Professional Experience
Member
Georgia State Bar
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Education
Emory University
J.D. | Law
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Honors: Dean's Public Service Award Recipient
Activities: Intellectual Property Society, President (1997-2000)
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University System of Georgia - Georgia Institute of Technology
M.S. | Electrical Engineering
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Honors: National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship; Georgia Tech President's Fellow.
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University System of Georgia - Georgia Institute of Technology
B.S. | Electrical Engineering
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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
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Publications
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
Certifications
Registered Patent Attorney
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Videos
What Can You TrademarkWhat Can You Trademark

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Learn how your patent can become invalid.How Can You Lose Your Right To A Patent

Learn how your patent can become invalid.

Learn ways to protect your idea.How Can I Protect My Idea Internationally

Learn ways to protect your idea.

Learn how you employer could potentially be the owner of your invention.Does Your Employer Own Your Invention

Learn how you employer could potentially be the owner of your invention.

Learn if a developer can also be a co inventorIs A Developer Of Your Invention A Joint Inventor

Learn if a developer can also be a co inventor

Learn how to know when your idea is patentableHow To Determine If Your Idea Is Patentable

Learn how to know when your idea is patentable

Learn why some inventions can be patented even if you  personally do not have skills to make your own invention.You Can Patent An Application,But You Can't Patent A Rocket Car

Learn why some inventions can be patented even if you personally do not have skills to make your own invention.

Learn why you should be cautious with joint inventorsThe Harm Of Joint Inventors

Learn why you should be cautious with joint inventors

Learn who is eligible to file for a patent application on an inventionWho Can Get A Patent On An Invention

Learn who is eligible to file for a patent application on an invention

Learn the difference between a utility patent and a design patentWhat Is The Difference Between A Utility Patent And A Design Patent

Learn the difference between a utility patent and a design patent

Learn when your provisional application will become public.When Does My Provisional Application Become Public

Learn when your provisional application will become public.

Learn all about Trade Secrets.Trade Secrets 101

Learn all about Trade Secrets.

Learn the different ways you can prevent your idea from being stolen.How To Prevent Someone From Stealing Your Idea

Learn the different ways you can prevent your idea from being stolen.

Learn what your non-disclosure agreement should include.What Every Non-Disclosure Agreement Should Include

Learn what your non-disclosure agreement should include.

Learn the reason why you should never file your own patent application.Why You Should Never File Your Own Patent Application

Learn the reason why you should never file your own patent application.

Learn all about Provisional and Nonprovisional applications.Know The Difference Between A Provisional And Nonprovisional Patent Application

Learn all about Provisional and Nonprovisional applications.

Learn about the four different types of Intellectual Property and what problems could you could encounter by choosing the wrong one.Beware Of The Four Different Types Of Intellectual Property

Learn about the four different types of Intellectual Property and what problems could you could encounter by choosing the wrong one.

Describes what every new business or inventor must doWhat Every New Business Or Inventor Must Do

Describes what every new business or inventor must do

What Invention Submission Companies will not tell youThe Truth About Invention Submission Companies

What Invention Submission Companies will not tell you

Learn more about Charlena Thorpe and why she founded Incorporating Innovation LLCAbout Incorporating Innovation with Charlena Thorpe

Learn more about Charlena Thorpe and why she founded Incorporating Innovation LLC

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6340 Sugarloaf Parkway Suite 200
Duluth, GA 30024
USA
Telephone: (770) 325-2741