Jim Hannon


Jim Hannon is a registered patent attorney who practices in the areas of patent prosecution and counseling, IP evaluation, licensing and litigation.

Jim has obtained or assisted in the procurement and management of hundreds of U.S. and foreign patents, the majority of which are in the fields of: consumer products; manual and electric hand tools; aerospace and satellite systems; LED, OLED, and general lighting; wiring devices and systems; control systems; mass notification systems; oilfield drilling and services; financial services; computer software and systems; and communication technologies.

Professional Highlights

Board Memberships & Community Service

Co-chair, Georgia Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation’s Crystal Ball, 2010

Cherokee Town & Country Club Swim and Fitness Committee 2019-2020

West Paces Neighborhood Association 2016-2020 (Vice President – 2020)



University of Alabama School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2002)
Order of the Coif
Editor, Journal of the Legal Profession

Georgia State University (M.B.A, 1999)

Georgia Institute of Technology (B.S., 1995)


U.S. Patent and Trademark Office