Tiffany Williams is a registered patent attorney, who focuses her practice on counseling public and private companies in areas of domestic and foreign patent portfolio management, intellectual property evaluation and licensing, and patent litigation. Ms. Williams practices in a wide range of technologies, such as aerospace, athletic equipment, software, telecommunications, Internet technology, medical devices, and architectural products.
In her practice, Ms. Williams works intimately with in-house patent counsel and the inventors to understand inventions and their importance in the company’s overall business strategy. Through these efforts, she counsels key personnel regarding tactics to protect their innovations and achieve corporate goals.
Ms. Williams has been involved in all aspects of trial activity, including motion practice, preparing expert witnesses, conducting depositions, and preparing trial outlines and exhibits. She also has substantial experience in successfully attacking the validity of patents before the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board through both a variety of post-grant mechanisms, including both inter partes and ex parte reexamination procedures, as well as the new inter partes review procedure.
Prior to practicing law, Ms. Williams worked as an engineer and certified Six Sigma Black Belt for eight years in the coated paper, plastics, and ceiling tile industries. In 2006, she competed in the National Moot Court Competition, Region V and received first place, best oralist, best brief.
Ms. Williams has been named as one of Georgia Trend's 2012 "Legal Elite" in the area of Intellectual Property Law. She was recognized in 2017 and the four years immediately preceding as a Georgia "Rising Star" in the area of Intellectual Property by Super Lawyers magazine.
Professional & Community Activities
Metropolitan Counseling Services, Co-Chair and Board Member
State Bar of Georgia, Intellectual Property Section, Litigation Committee, Member
State Bar of Georgia, Intellectual Property Section, Patent Committee, Member
Association of Corporate Counsel, Intellectual Property Committee, Quick Counsel Publication Contributor and Liaison
Atlanta Intellectual Property Inn of Court, Member
Federal Circuit Bar Society, Member
Professional Women’s Information Network (ProWIN), Member
Georgia Tech Alumni Association, Member and Student Mentor
Georgia Tech Bar Association, Member
Metro Atlanta Public Schools, Volunteer
Cobb County Youth Sports, Volunteer
Sunday School Teaching Team