Puja R. Patel

Associate

Atlanta
Business Phone: 404.885.3838
Business Fax: 404.962.6745

puja.patel@troutmansanders.com

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As a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property practice, Puja Patel focuses her practice in intellectual property litigation, primarily in the area of patent litigation. In addition to patent litigation, Puja has also litigated on behalf of clients in the areas of copyright and trademark law, and also has litigation experience in commercial business disputes involving claims for breach of contract and business torts.

Representative Matters

  • Counsel for appellee in the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Obtained affirmance of trial court’s judgment in its entirety, including for issues of willful infringement, prior public use, and obviousness.
  • Counsel for international grinding media and wear resistant parts manufacturer in the Middle District of Tennessee. Obtained multi-million dollar judgment which multiplied damages for willful infringement, attorney fees and costs, and pre and post judgment interest.
  • Counsel for one of nation's largest REITs in a fraud and conspiracy case. Obtained multi-million dollar  comprising compensatory damages, attorney fees, and punitive damages.

Publications

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Georgia Bar Association
  • Barrister, Bleckley Inn of Court
  • American Bar Association, Co-chair, Young Lawyers Subcommittee, Intellectual Property Litigation Committee, Litigation Section

Professional Experience

  • Associate, Troutman Sanders LLP, 2010-present

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Education

  • University of Georgia, J.D., cum laude, 2009
    Articles Editor and Editorial Board Member, Georgia Law Review
  • Georgia Institute of Technology, B.S., with highest honor, 2006

Bar Admissions

  • 2009 Georgia

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals