Meghan M. Rachford


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  • Emory University School of Law, JD, with Honors, Order of the Coif, 2010
  • Duke University, BS, Biology, 2007
  • Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
Member, Intellectual Property Section, State Bar of Georgia

Meghan concentrates her practice on intellectual property litigation. She is a member of the firm’s Hatch-Waxman litigation team. Meghan also advises clients on the intersection of intellectual property and food and drug law under the Hatch-Waxman Act. She also has litigated patent and trademark cases involving the telecommunications and textiles industries. In addition, Meghan has experience in all phases of litigation, from pre-litigation investigation, through trial and appeal.

While in law school, Meghan participated in the TI:GER® program, an interdisciplinary program between Emory Law School and Georgia Institute of Technology, where she addressed legal and business issues concerning the commercialization of a polymeric coating and a variety of medical devices. She also co-founded Emory Law School’s Street Law program and was a member of the Intellectual Property and Moot Court Societies.

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Megan Rachford
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Obtained a trial victory invalidating a U.S. patent covering an oral contraceptive.

Representation of major telecommunications company in patent infringement lawsuits.

Representation of generic drug manufacturers in numerous patent infringement lawsuits brought under the Hatch-Waxman Act.

Named to “Georgia Rising Stars,” Intellectual Property, Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2016

Author, "Claim Construction: Does the Federal Circuit Have the Last Word?," ITC Trial Lawyers Association’s 337 Reporter, Seventh Annual Summer Associate Edition, Volume XXVI, 2009