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Rodney R. Miller

191 Peachtree Street, NE
Suite 2900
Atlanta, GA 30303

Rodney R. Miller is a Partner in our Atlanta office, and he concentrates his practice on intellectual property matters, including due diligence, licensing and transactional work, patent office post-grant review, and litigation.

He also has extensive experience in counseling clients in a wide range of complex business transactions as well as business litigation, and he represents clients through the appellate process.

A registered patent attorney with more than a decade of experience in representing both public and private companies, Rodney often counsels clients in patent, trademark and trade secret disputes, as well as counseling clients in obtaining, protecting, licensing, and enforcing intellectual property. He has litigated intellectual property cases across numerous industries, including telecommunication, semiconductors, Internet protocols, operating systems, hardware and software storage systems, user interface, and pharmaceuticals.

Rodney also assists clients with transactional matters related to the development, acquisition, licensing, and monetization of intellectual property and intellectual property portfolio valuation. His clients have ranged from solo inventors and startups to large corporations such as Google, LG, and Mallinckrodt.

He has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in federal courts throughout the United States, including courts in Texas, Delaware, New Jersey, Florida, Illinois, Nevada, Arizona, Pennsylvania, California, and Wisconsin. He has also appeared before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and the United States International Trade Commission.

Earlier in his career, Rodney worked as a controls and energy solutions sales engineer for Carrier Corporation, which gives him valuable insights into the needs of corporate clients.

Rodney earned a Juris Doctorate from the University of Houston Law Center, and completed a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He was named to the Georgia Rising Stars in 2017-2019 for Intellectual Property Litigation.

Rodney is admitted to practice in the state courts of Georgia and Texas, and the United States District Courts for the Northern District of Georgia, Eastern District of Texas, Western District of Texas, and Southern District of Texas. He is also admitted to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the United States Patent & Trademark Office.

EXPERIENCE

Rodney has more than 10 years of experience in representing both plaintiffs and defendants in federal courts throughout the United States, including solo inventors, startups and Fortune 500 companies. His practice focuses on intellectual property litigation and other complex business matters, and he has often appeared before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. His experience spans numerous industries including semiconductors, Internet protocols, operating systems, hardware and software storage systems, user interface, and pharmaceuticals.

  • Represented Google in securing a dismissal in a six-patent infringement case brought by Data Engine Technologies in the District of Delaware.*
  • Represented Mallinckrodt in a series of Hatch-Waxman cases against a number of generic pharmaceutical companies involving their inventions of opioids with extremely low levels of impurities.*
  • Represented LG in seven-patent infringement case involving USB chargers in the Eastern District of Texas. Plaintiff Fundamental Innovation Systems licensed the patents-in-suit from Blackberry, and asserts infringement against several high-profile companies, including Huawei and ZTE.*
  • Represented MV3 Partners in defeating Roku’s motion to transfer venue in the Western District of Texas. Argued for and secured a favorable claim construction ruling on behalf MV3 Partners against Apple.*
  • Represented Fintiv in defeating Apple’s motion to transfer venue in the Western District of Texas. Argued for and secured a favorable claim construction ruling on behalf Fintiv against Apple.*

ADMITTED

  • Texas, 2010
  • Georgia, 2015
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
  • U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court of the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court of the Western District of Texas

EDUCATION

  • J.D., University of Houston Law Center
  • B.S.M.E., Georgia Institute of Technology

Recognitions

  • Best Lawyers®: Ones to Watch, 2021
  • Georgia Super Lawyers ® Rising Star — Intellectual Property Litigation, 2017-2019
Twenty lawyers from Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) have been honored in the inaugural edition of the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch. This recognition is
Written by: HBS Intellectual Property Team Ferrari just lost a landmark trademark battle with an Italian rival auto maker over its 250 GTO, one of its
ATLANTA – May 21, 2020 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is excited to announce that highly experienced intellectual property attorneys Daniel C. Miller and Rodney
Written by: Karl Braun, Esq., Justin Kerenyi, Esq., Daniel Miller, Esq., and Rodney Miller, Esq. The United States Patent and Trademark Office is giving small businesses and micro entities priority
Written by: Karl Braun, Esq., Justin Kerenyi, Esq., Daniel Miller, Esq., and Rodney Miller, Esq. The U.S. Supreme Court sided with apparel maker Lucky Brand on
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Rodney R. Miller is a Partner in our Atlanta office, and he concentrates his practice on intellectual property matters, including due diligence, licensing and transactional work, patent office post-grant review, and litigation.

He also has extensive experience in counseling clients in a wide range of complex business transactions as well as business litigation, and he represents clients through the appellate process.

A registered patent attorney with more than a decade of experience in representing both public and private companies, Rodney often counsels clients in patent, trademark and trade secret disputes, as well as counseling clients in obtaining, protecting, licensing, and enforcing intellectual property. He has litigated intellectual property cases across numerous industries, including telecommunication, semiconductors, Internet protocols, operating systems, hardware and software storage systems, user interface, and pharmaceuticals.

Rodney also assists clients with transactional matters related to the development, acquisition, licensing, and monetization of intellectual property and intellectual property portfolio valuation. His clients have ranged from solo inventors and startups to large corporations such as Google, LG, and Mallinckrodt.

He has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in federal courts throughout the United States, including courts in Texas, Delaware, New Jersey, Florida, Illinois, Nevada, Arizona, Pennsylvania, California, and Wisconsin. He has also appeared before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and the United States International Trade Commission.

Earlier in his career, Rodney worked as a controls and energy solutions sales engineer for Carrier Corporation, which gives him valuable insights into the needs of corporate clients.

Rodney earned a Juris Doctorate from the University of Houston Law Center, and completed a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He was named to the Georgia Rising Stars in 2017-2019 for Intellectual Property Litigation.

Rodney is admitted to practice in the state courts of Georgia and Texas, and the United States District Courts for the Northern District of Georgia, Eastern District of Texas, Western District of Texas, and Southern District of Texas. He is also admitted to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the United States Patent & Trademark Office.

EXPERIENCE

Rodney has more than 10 years of experience in representing both plaintiffs and defendants in federal courts throughout the United States, including solo inventors, startups and Fortune 500 companies. His practice focuses on intellectual property litigation and other complex business matters, and he has often appeared before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. His experience spans numerous industries including semiconductors, Internet protocols, operating systems, hardware and software storage systems, user interface, and pharmaceuticals.

  • Represented Google in securing a dismissal in a six-patent infringement case brought by Data Engine Technologies in the District of Delaware.*
  • Represented Mallinckrodt in a series of Hatch-Waxman cases against a number of generic pharmaceutical companies involving their inventions of opioids with extremely low levels of impurities.*
  • Represented LG in seven-patent infringement case involving USB chargers in the Eastern District of Texas. Plaintiff Fundamental Innovation Systems licensed the patents-in-suit from Blackberry, and asserts infringement against several high-profile companies, including Huawei and ZTE.*
  • Represented MV3 Partners in defeating Roku’s motion to transfer venue in the Western District of Texas. Argued for and secured a favorable claim construction ruling on behalf MV3 Partners against Apple.*
  • Represented Fintiv in defeating Apple’s motion to transfer venue in the Western District of Texas. Argued for and secured a favorable claim construction ruling on behalf Fintiv against Apple.*

ADMITTED

  • Texas, 2010
  • Georgia, 2015
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
  • U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court of the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court of the Western District of Texas

EDUCATION

  • J.D., University of Houston Law Center
  • B.S.M.E., Georgia Institute of Technology

Recognitions

  • Best Lawyers®: Ones to Watch, 2021
  • Georgia Super Lawyers ® Rising Star — Intellectual Property Litigation, 2017-2019
Twenty lawyers from Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) have been honored in the inaugural edition of the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch. This recognition is
Written by: HBS Intellectual Property Team Ferrari just lost a landmark trademark battle with an Italian rival auto maker over its 250 GTO, one of its
ATLANTA – May 21, 2020 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is excited to announce that highly experienced intellectual property attorneys Daniel C. Miller and Rodney
Written by: Karl Braun, Esq., Justin Kerenyi, Esq., Daniel Miller, Esq., and Rodney Miller, Esq. The United States Patent and Trademark Office is giving small businesses and micro entities priority
Written by: Karl Braun, Esq., Justin Kerenyi, Esq., Daniel Miller, Esq., and Rodney Miller, Esq. The U.S. Supreme Court sided with apparel maker Lucky Brand on
Practice Specific Experience
Related Industries