Alston & Bird LLP

Frank G Smith III

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Practice Areas

Intellectual property litigation. Litigated complex matters in federal courts in Alabama, California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, D.C. and Wisconsin.


Former Chair, firm’s IP Litigation Group. Former member, firm’s Partners Committee. Named Best Lawyers’ 2012 Atlanta Lawyer of the Year in the litigation-patent area.

Professional Memberships

State Bar of Georgia.


Numerous articles on intellectual property and litigation.


Stanford University (J.D., Order of the Coif, 1977); Davidson College (B.A., Phi Beta Kappa, 1974).