George B. Davis

Associate

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Practices
Education
  • Washington and Lee University School of Law, JD, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Lead Articles Editor, Washington and Lee Law Review, 2010
  • California Polytechnic State University, BS, Mechanical Engineering, 2006
Admissions
  • Virginia
  • California
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
Affiliations

Board Member, East End Pregnancy Test & Help Center, 2014-present

Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association

Member, Richmond Chapter, Federal Bar Association

Vice President of Administration, W&L Federalist Society, 2009-2010

George focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation, specifically patent litigation. George has assisted clients with disputes in Federal district courts, the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and state courts. He has represented clients in a number of technical areas, including mobile banking and e-commerce, residential security systems, food storage and delivery, motion capture technology in video games, and medical devices.

Prior to joining McGuireWoods, George previously worked as a litigation associate with a Richmond-based law firm. His prior experience also includes working for a California-based law firm where his practice areas included civil litigation and workers compensation in addition to representing clients in court proceedings and settlement negotiations. From 2009-2010, George interned as a public prosecutor with the office of the Roanoke County Commonwealth’s Attorney.

George has been admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office since 2011.

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Represented Fortune 500 banking client in multiple patent infringement cases involving mobile banking, content management, client/server architecture, and mobile payments.

Represented distributor in patent infringement case involving food delivery systems.

Assisted in the drafting and/or prosecution of over 100 patent applications for Fortune 100 telecommunications client.

Assisted a multi-national corporation in drafting a competition compliance manual for corporate offices in the EU.

Co-author, "What the Supreme Court said About Patents this Term," Law360, 2014
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