J. Bennett Mullinax

Email: Ben Mullinax
Phone: (864) 987-9696








Practice Areas:

  • All areas of intellectual property law
  • Frequent advisor on patent law issues in litigation

Experience:

  • Founded J. Bennett Mullinax, LLC (JBM) in 2003
  • Has more than fifteen years' experience in private practice of intellectual property law
  • Has extensive experience in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, preparation of legal opinions regarding infringement, validity, and enforceability of patents
  • Focuses on the areas of patent and trademark preparation and prosecution, patent infringement studies, and client and attorney counseling
  • Drafts and negotiates IP license and royalty agreements

Member:

Carolina Patent, Trademark & Copyright Law Association (Past President), South Carolina Bar Association (Past Chairperson, IP Law Section), State Bar of Georgia (Section on Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights), American Intellectual Property Law Association

Education:

Mars Hill College, B.S.; summa cum laude, University of Georgia M.S. (cell biology); University of Georgia Law School, J.D.

Admitted to Practice:

South Carolina State Bar; Georgia State Bar; U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

Honors:

  • "Employment Agreements & Intellectual Property Rights", South Carolina Bar Annual Meeting, January, 2002
  • "Employment Agreements & Intellectual Property Rights", South Carolina Bar Annual Meeting, January, 2006
  • "Intellectual Property: Intersection Areas With Corporate Practice", U.S. Department of Energy and Contractors, May, 2004

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